Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand reportedly agrees to become a pundit for the BBC during next year's World Cup in Brazil.
Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand will reportedly join the BBC as a pundit during the 2014 World Cup.
The broadcasters are said to be building a studio in Rio near to the Copacabana beach and Sugarloaf Mountain for the duration of the tournament.
It is understood that Ferdinand, who has a contract with BT Sport, has already agreed a deal with the BBC to take on the role, according to the Daily Mail.
Ferdinand is expected to join Match of the Day anchor Gary Lineker and pundit Alan Hansen.
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