Soccer Star Sues CNN

A soccer player with Bayern Munich is dragging CNN to court over the use of one of his images in cryotheraphy. reports that CNN used an image of Frank Ribery on twitter.

The network posted a story of a woman who died while undergoing treatment, and used a photograph of the French winger in a similar cryotherapy chamber.

The soccer star's lawyer has now confirmed the player and his family have asked him to press charges and seek damages of $1.5 million against the news network for using his photograph without permission.

The lawyer, Carlo Alberto Busa told RMC: “Mr Franck Ribery never gave his authorization and his consent for the use of this picture to this publication.”

“Ribery and his family instructed me to go to French court to seek damages of at least $1.5 million.”