PARIS, Dec 16 (Reuters) - France forward Franck Ribery received the 2007 French Player of the Year award on Sunday.
The Bayern Munich player came first in the vote by former award winners organised by France Football magazine.
Barcelona striker Thierry Henry, who had won the award for the last four years, came second and Olympique Lyon forward Karim Benzema finished third.
Ribery, 24, joined Bayern Munich from Olympique Marseille in June. He was a member of the France team who reached the final of the 2006 World Cup in Germany.