IN the world of football Rio Ferdinand is known as a sporting legend.
How old is Rio Ferdinand?
He celebrated his 44th birthday last month.
Over a 14-year international career, Ferdinand made 81 appearances for his country and was appointed the national team captain in 2010.
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When did Rio Ferdinand become a football pundit?
After leaving his mark on the world of football, Rio returned to the sport in 2015 – but this time as a football pundit.
He is now a permanent fixture, providing his expert football opinion and analysis on a number of fixtures.
Is Rio Ferdinand married and how many children does he have?
In 2022, Rio and Kate announced the loss of their second unborn child, which left the couple feeling “devastated and heartbroken”.
They had been married since 2009.
In a statement he released to announce the news, Ferdinand said: “My soul mate slipped away last night.
“Rebecca, my wonderful wife, passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London.
“She was a fantastic loving mother to our three beautiful children. She will be missed as a wife, sister, aunt, daughter and granddaughter. She will live on in our memory, as a guide and inspiration.”