Via Goal (h/t London Muslim):
"In difficult moments, we see what people really think. They said 'Franck Ribery hit Yoann Gourcuff; Gourcuff is a good French boy, Ribery is a Muslim.
"It went too far. When the France team does not win, then immediately people start to talk about religion and race.”
"I am not 'made in France' - that is the place where I have had nothing but trouble.
"That is why I never wanted to sing the Marseillaise, the national anthem, when I played for France. Had they insisted that I did, I would have refused and quit the team.