instilled into us. I think that's vital for the future of the football club."
Ferdinand has certainly celebrated the title victory in style, leading the chants and singing on the bus during the parade and savouring every moment of the latest league triumph.
"I think the fans see us after the games and before the games doing interviews around the training ground and Old Trafford and we're quite serious and straight," he stated. "It's because we're all professional and all directed towards winning and don't want to get out of our comfort zone really. We just get the interviews done and carry on.
"But it's the end of the season, we've won the league so we can let our hair down, get the party started and we've had a good two weeks. We've had a good few nights out, that are well deserved, and the manager has been great in that sense because he's let us enjoy it.
"I think the first title I enjoyed unbelievably. When I see now the pictures from that night that we won it, I was going bananas on the pitch! When I think about in between, I don't know if I went as crazy as you take it for granted almost. I'm towards the end of my career, I've maybe got a couple of years left and you start really thinking I've got to take it in. I think I took it in this time."