Attention: Rio is your latest UTD Podcast guest

Monday 08 November 2021 15:27

Rio Ferdinand is the latest Old Trafford hero to record a UTD Podcast, in what is another excellent and enjoyable episode for our supporters.

The cultured former centre-back made the headlines in 2002 when completing his transfer from historic rivals Leeds United, becoming the most expensive defender in the world at that time.

Ferdinand went on to an enjoy 12 unforgettable seasons at the club, memorably winning six Premier League titles, the UEFA Champions League, the Club World Cup and more.

The 93rd episode of the UTD Podcast, or the 10th episode of season three, will be available to enjoy in full from 17:00 GMT on Monday, exclusively in the United App for the first 24 hours.

Rio's episode will then become available on other podcast streaming platforms from 17:00 GMT on Tuesday.

Ferdinand: My transfer from Leeds to United Video

Ferdinand: My transfer from Leeds to United

UTD Podcast | Rio Ferdinand discusses the pressure of impressing new team-mates after his 2002 transfer from Leeds...

Speaking to co-presenters Helen Evans, Sam Homewood and ex-Red David May, our former no.5 tells some fascinating stories about his career and provides further insight into his playing days at United.

For instance, Rio takes us behind the scenes at the Theatre of Dreams, revealing details about the dressing-room environment and how it felt to walk out of the tunnel. He also reveals the most talented team-mate he played with, which might surprise you. 

Elsewhere in his UTD Podcast, Ferdinand shares stories from the 2008 Champions League final and how he did not realise the club's magnitude until he arrived from Leeds in 2002. 

This episode with one of the club's greatest ever defenders is available from 17:00 GMT in our Official App, where you can listen to all 92 previous episodes in full.

Look out for more Ferdinand content coming your way on and in our app over the next few days. 

You can also see three more extracts below...