Rio Ferdinand

Born: November 7, 1978 (age 38)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)

Hometown: London, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Centre-back
Rio Ferdinand in action for QPR on October 5, 2014
Career History
Youth1992-1995West Ham United
Senior1995-2000West Ham United
→ 1996-1997Bournemouth (loan)
2000-2002Leeds United
2002-2014Manchester United
2014-2015Queens Park Rangers
International1997-2013England
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Everton defender Michael Keane in action during his side's Europa League qualifier with Hajduk Split
Everton's Michael Keane 'liked' tweet mocking Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain?
Everton defender Michael Keane reportedly 'likes' a tweet mocking Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's performance for Liverpool.
Sep 20, 09:52
Valencia's Britihs coach Gary Neville gestures from the sideline during the UEFA Champions League football match Valencia CF vs Olympique Lyonnais at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on December 9, 2015.
Gary Neville mocks Rio Ferdinand over career move into boxing
Gary Neville pokes fun at Rio Ferdinand after the Manchester United legend announces plans to become a professional boxer.
Sep 19, 11:52
Rio Ferdinand announces his new career as a boxer on September 19, 2017
Rio Ferdinand 'not taking boxing challenge lightly' after confirming career change
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand confirms that he is embarking on a career in boxing.
Sep 19, 09:23
Curtis Woodhouse of Driffield in action at York Hall on October 23, 2010
Curtis Woodhouse gives support to Rio Ferdinand ahead of boxing career
Curtis Woodhouse wishes Rio Ferdinand the "very best" following news that the Manchester United legend plans to take up professional boxing.
Sep 18, 21:51
Rio Ferdinand pictured on August 8, 2015
Report: Rio Ferdinand to announce new career in professional boxing
Former Manchester United footballer Rio Ferdinand is reportedly due to announce that he is taking up professional boxing.
Sep 18, 20:30
Jonny Evans of Northern Ireland celebrates after the EURO 2016 Group F qualifier at Windsor Park on March 29, 2015 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Alex Ferguson 'shocked Manchester United sold Jonny Evans'
Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson was surprised to see Jonny Evans join West Bromwich Albion in 2015, according to Michael O'Neill.
Jun 23, 13:23
Cristiano Ronaldo finally shows some modesty during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Rio Ferdinand hopes to see Cristiano Ronaldo back at Manchester United
Rio Ferdinand is hopeful that former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo will swap Real Madrid for Manchester United, but is unsure whether anything will come of the speculation.
Jun 20, 17:27
Rio Ferdinand pictured on August 8, 2015
Rio Ferdinand: 'France peppering England'
Former England captain Rio Ferdinand says that France have 'peppered' the Three Lions during Tuesday's friendly in Paris.
Jun 13, 21:52
Joint Chairman of West Ham United David Gold looks on ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Newcastle United at the Boleyn Ground on May 04, 2013
David Gold: 'Youth players unlikely to break into West Ham United first team'
West Ham United co-chairman David Gold admits that the club's youth players are unlikely to break into the first team in the coming season.
May 21, 13:14
Ugo Ehiogu of MK Dons in action during the pre season friendly match between MK Dons and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Stadiummk on July 28, 2009
World of football pays tribute to Ugo Ehiogu
Leading figures from the world of football pay tribute to former England defender Ugo Ehiogu, who died on Friday aged 44.
Apr 21, 10:02
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Everton at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Slaven Bilic heaps praise on John Terry ahead of Chelsea exit
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic praises the attributes of defender John Terry after the Blues skipper announced that he was leaving Chelsea.
Apr 19, 11:25
Romelu Lukaku gets fantasy points galore, especially as captain, after scoring the opening goal in his side's Premier League clash with West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Rio Ferdinand urges Romelu Lukaku to leave Everton
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand says that he understands Romelu Lukaku's desire to leave Everton in search of silverware.
Mar 21, 21:58
John Stones in action for Manchester City on September 10, 2016
David Moyes: 'John Stones will become a top defender'
David Moyes believes that Manchester City defender John Stones will 'develop his defensive instincts with time' and go on to emulate Rio Ferdinand at the back.
Mar 4, 12:05
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick in action during the Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Manchester United announce plans for Michael Carrick testimonial
Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard is among the names confirmed to take part in Michael Carrick's Old Trafford testimonial later this year.
Mar 2, 14:35
John Stones in action for Manchester City on September 10, 2016
Rio Ferdinand: 'Pep Guardiola right manager for John Stones'
Rio Ferdinand 'admires' the coaching style of Pep Guardiola when it comes to John Stones, but believes the defender needs a player like Vincent Kompany alongside him.
Feb 19, 16:29
Rio Ferdinand pictured on August 8, 2015
Rio Ferdinand: 'Arsenal happy with top four'
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand says that Arsenal are 'happy' with a top-four finish in the Premier League.
Feb 12, 12:14
Rio Ferdinand pictured on August 8, 2015
Rio Ferdinand: 'I have not yet grieved properly following my wife's death'
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand admits in a BBC documentary that he has not yet "properly" grieved for his wife following her death in 2015.
Feb 7, 12:29
Patrice Evra of Juventus in action during the UEFA Champions League Group A match between Juventus and Malmo FF on September 16, 2014
Patrice Evra "was very close" to Manchester United return
Patrice Evra claims that he spoke with Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho over a return to Manchester United last month, but someone within the club blocked the move.
Feb 3, 23:00
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba reacts after giving away a penalty during the Premier League clash with Liverpool at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Rio Ferdinand: 'No Paul Pogba, Jesse Lingard antics if Alex Ferguson was here'
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand says that Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard would not be posting social media videos if Sir Alex Ferguson was still manager.
Feb 1, 10:17
Rio Ferdinand pictured on August 8, 2015
Rio Ferdinand wants Antoine Griezmann, Gareth Bale at Manchester United
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand wants the Red Devils to sign both Real Madrid's Gareth Bale and Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann this summer.
Jan 26, 17:06
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney in action during the Premier League clash with Liverpool at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Rio Ferdinand: 'Wayne Rooney is among Manchester United's greatest'
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand claims that Wayne Rooney deserves to be considered alongside George Best and Bobby Charlton as the club's greatest players.
Jan 24, 19:38
Patrice Evra of Juventus in action during the UEFA Champions League Group A match between Juventus and Malmo FF on September 16, 2014
Patrice Evra "considering future" at Juventus amid talk of Premier League return
Juventus confirm that Patrice Evra was omitted from their squad due to his uncertain future, just a week after being tipped with a return to Manchester United.
Jan 9, 13:34
Manchester United's Wayne Rooney celebrates his goal against Aston Villa wth team-mate Patrice Evra during the 2010 Carling Cup final at Wembley in London, on February 28, 2010
Rio Ferdinand hints at Patrice Evra Manchester United return
Rio Ferdinand suggests that his former Manchester United teammate Patrice Evra could make a return to Old Trafford this month.
Jan 4, 16:39
Rio Ferdinand pictured on August 8, 2015
Rio Ferdinand: 'Next season bigger for Manchester United'
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand says that next season will be a bigger one for the Red Devils.
Dec 22, 17:46
Rio Ferdinand pictured on August 8, 2015
Rio Ferdinand: 'Manchester United cannot afford to lose to Tottenham Hotspur'
Rio Ferdinand says that Manchester United 'cannot afford' to lose Sunday's clash against Tottenham Hotspur.
Dec 9, 14:59
Jose Mourinho borrows old pal Wenger's coat to attend the Premier League game between Chelsea and Manchester United on October 23, 2016
Rio Ferdinand: 'Antonio Conte has easier job than Jose Mourinho'
Rio Ferdinand believes that Jose Mourinho was always destined to have a tougher job on his hands at Old Trafford when compared to Antonio Conte at Chelsea.
Dec 8, 22:00
Rio Ferdinand pictured on August 8, 2015
Rio Ferdinand 'offers services to West Ham United as defensive coach'
A report claims that Rio Ferdinand has approached West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic over potentially taking over as the club's new defensive coach.
Dec 4, 23:00
Aaron Ramsey in action during the game between Liverpool and Arsenal on January 13, 2016
Steven Gerrard: 'Aaron Ramsey should be embarrassed by Edinson Cavani incident'
Steven Gerrard says that Aaron Ramsey should be "embarrassed" after holding his face following an altercation with Edinson Cavani in Arsenal's clash against PSG.
Nov 24, 09:58
Portugal's Renato Sanches vies with Estonia's Ilja Antonov during the international friendly on June 8, 2016
Rio Ferdinand: 'I would have dragged Renato Sanches to Manchester United'
Rio Ferdinand jokes that he would have "dragged" Bayern Munich and Portugal prodigy Renato Sanches "by his hair" to Manchester United in the summer.
Nov 10, 17:08
Manchester United manager Ryan Giggs walks to the dugout prior to kick-off against Norwich in the Premier League match on April 26, 2014
Ryan Giggs: 'Post-Sir Alex Ferguson decline at Man United was not inevitable'
Ryan Giggs claims that the "decline" at Manchester United was not "inevitable" following the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson.
Oct 22, 11:13
Rio Ferdinand pictured on August 8, 2015
Rio Ferdinand questions Mesut Ozil picture
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand criticises Arsenal's Mesut Ozil for his post-match dressing-room picture on Wednesday night.
Oct 20, 11:43
Rio Ferdinand pictured on August 8, 2015
Cristiano Ronaldo 'mocks' Rio Ferdinand over fitness regime
Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo pokes fun at former Manchester United teammate Rio Ferdinand on Instagram.
Oct 11, 11:45
Rio Ferdinand pictured on August 8, 2015
Rio Ferdinand: 'England manager role has become comical'
Former England defender Rio Ferdinand believes that the Three Lions manager's role "has become comical" following Sam Allardyce's departure from the hotseat.
Sep 27, 21:28
Andre Gray of Burnley during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Burnley at Ashton Gate on August 29, 2015
Burnley forward Andre Gray receives four-match suspension
Burnley's Andre Gray receives a four-match ban with immediate effect and a £25,000 fine following comments made on social media.
Sep 23, 17:47
Jonny Evans of Northern Ireland celebrates after the EURO 2016 Group F qualifier at Windsor Park on March 29, 2015 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Michael McGovern: 'Jonny Evans deserves more respect'
Northern Ireland keeper Michael McGovern claims that international teammate Jonny Evans deserves more respect after being mocked over a potential move to Arsenal.
Sep 2, 16:46
Andre Gray of Burnley during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Burnley at Ashton Gate on August 29, 2015
Burnley's Andre Gray charged by FA for homophobic tweets
The FA charges Burnley's Andre Gray with misconduct in relation to social media comments.
Aug 23, 16:06
Andre Gray of Burnley during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Burnley at Ashton Gate on August 29, 2015
Football Association 'to investigate homophobic Andre Gray tweets'
The Football Association will reportedly investigate homophobic tweets sent by Burnley striker Andre Gray four years ago.
Aug 22, 20:35
Slaven Bilic embraces Dimitri Payet during the FA Cup game between Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United on February 20, 2016
Slaven Bilic: 'Keeping hold of Dimitri Payet a statement of intent'
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic believes that fending off interest for Dimitri Payet shows that the club no longer needs to sell its best players.
Aug 10, 15:51
Paul Pogba celebrates scoring during the Serie A game between Milan and Juventus on April 9, 2016
Rio Ferdinand: 'Paul Pogba can handle world-record price tag'
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand believes that Paul Pogba will have no trouble dealing with the pressure of being the world's most expensive footballer.
Aug 9, 14:12
Paul Pogba in action during the Serie A game between Milan and Juventus on April 9, 2016
Paul Pogba to wear number six shirt at Manchester United
Manchester United's world-record signing Paul Pogba will wear the number six shirt at Old Trafford.
Aug 9, 09:55



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