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Ribery Dismisses French Fans Lack of World Cup Confidence

  • Goal.com, Wednesday, March 25, 2009 4:15 PM
"These reactions are stupid and do not make a difference. When the crowd whistles Karim [Benzema] or coach [Raymond] Domenech, they must know that it's the whole French team that they are hissing." French playmaker Franck Ribery, commenting on the recent reaction from home fans during a 2-0 loss to Argentina. But in reference to a poll that more than 50 percent of French don't believe that they'll qualify for the 2010 World Cup, Ribery acknowledged that "failure would be scandalous."

 

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