London, Aug 31: Bayern Munich star Franck Ribery has reportedly been ordered to stand trial for having sex with an underage prostitute which he had allegedly hired as a ‘birthday present’ to himself.
According to the Daily Star, the married French international faces three years in prison for flying Zahia Dehar to his German hotel room in 2010 when she was 17 and paying her 600 pounds for having sex with him.
The report further said that fellow Frenchman and Real Madrid star Karim Benzema is also charged with having underage sex with Dehar, who is now 21 years old.
Ribery, who was recently named as UEFA Player of 2012-13, has already confessed to having sex with Dehar, although he denied knowing her true age, the report added. (ANI)