Franck Ribery Hit in the Face With Scarf by Hamburg Fan

FC Bayern Munich star Franck Ribery, who scored in Wednesday's 3-1 win at Hamburg, has accepted club's apology following the incident.

updated: October 31, 2014 12:11 IST
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Franck Ribery was insulted in added time.


Berlin: Bayern Munich's France winger Franck Ribery has accepted Hamburg's apology after one of their fans hit him in the face with a scarf during the Bavarians' German Cup win.

Ribery scored for title-holders Bayern in Wednesday's 3-1 win at Hamburg in the second round of the German Cup.

But Ribery was insulted in added time when a fan stormed on to the Imtech Arena pitch, hit the France star in the face with his Hamburg scarf and showed him the middle finger of both hands before security guards intervened.

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