Rio Ferdinand[ BACK ]


He is well known for his professional football career particularly for the 12 years spent at Manchester United.

In May 2015 Ferdinand lost his wife Rebecca to cancer and has openly spoken about his loss and the difficulty with bringing up his 3 children without their mother. He recently lost his mother Janice also to cancer.

He is founder of the ‘Rio Ferdinand Foundation’ which mission is to inspire and enable young people to reach their potential by providing education and employment pathways.