"Franck has been slandered and insulted. And not only Franck, but his pregnant wife, his child and his mother, who is currently in hospital for an operation. Franck wanted to defend himself and defend
his family. He has the right to do that. I support him in that, but unfortunately he totally lost control. He used words that we, FC Bayern, cannot accept and that Franck does not have the right
to use, as a role-model and player of FC Bayern.
-- Bayern sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic
on issuing a heavy fine to Franck Ribery
after the French star's
obscenity-laced outburst on social media in reaction to the controversy surrounding a video of him eating a gold-coated steak at a Dubai steak house owned by celebrity Turkish chef Salt
. (Sky Sports