Ferdinand: In His Own Words...
“I get praised for my style, but people also take it the wrong way sometimes. My game is quite calm and relaxed. Some people think that means I don’t care as much as somebody who’s got blood spattered on his shirt. But I’ve got big enough shoulders to take the criticism.”
“Scoring my first United goal was just buzzing, man. It’s the maddest feeling in the world. What made me happiest was that it was at Old Trafford.”
“I wear my red shirt with as much pride as anyone else. Hopefully, the fans can see that I’m committed and that my heart is at the club. I love playing for
United, I’m happy here. There’s nothing more to say.”
“All the work I’ve done in my career, all the hard progress I’ve made, has been about being the best player I can be. I want to fulfil every bit of my potential.”
Ferdinand: In The Words Of Others...
"I've not seen a better defender than Rio."
“People talk about Sol Campbell, but Rio is better. He has made a few mistakes in the past, but he is such a special player. He'll be an international for a long, long time.”
"We saw him at Bournemouth but we found out he was on loan