Franck Ribery has lashed out at those who criticized him after being photographed eating a $1,200 gold-covered steak while on holiday in Dubai, telling them that he “owes them nothing.”

The Soccer player ate the gold-covered Tomahawk steak presented to him by Nusr-et restaurant owner Nusret Gokc, better known as ‘Salt Bae’ for the 24-karat manner in which he seasons his meat.

Ribery received a backlash to which he released a somewhat unconventional New Year’s message via his social channels.

For 2019, let’s dot the i’s and cross the t’s…,” he wrote via translation.

“My success is, above all, thanks to God, me, and my loved ones who believed in me. For the others, you’re nothing but pebbles in my socks!”

Ribery who turns 36 in April should be retiring soon. 

There’s no chance he has many fans left after that rant. 

Definitely no Grandmother fans.