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About Rio Ferdinand
He is a former British professional football player. During his footballing career, he played as a center-back. He was capped about 81 times for his English National Team, between 1997 and 2011.
Being a great and famous football player, Ferdinand is unequivocally one of the most decorated football players England ever had.
He played for several youth teams during the inception of his career. He would later settle at West Ham United where he gradually rose through the ranks and made his debut in the professional Premier League in 1996.
He was born to an Irish mother. His mother's name is Janice Lavender and his dad is Julian Ferdinand. From 2009 to 2015, he was married to Rebecca Ellison. Sadly Rebecca, 34, passed away in 2015. The couple had three children – Lorenz, Tia and Tate. In 2019, he got married to Kate Wright.
A season after his debut in the 1997-1998 season, he won the "Hammer of the Year" award.
He won the "Premier League Player of the Month" in October of 2001.
He was inducted into "London Youth Games: Hall of Fame" in 2010
In 2017, he ventured into boxing but was refused a license.
He was present in England’s FIFA World Cup squad 3 times.
He used to take part in gymnastics, drama, ballet and theatre when he was young.
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There is a huge responsibility on all of us to get England through. It would be one of the biggest disasters in sports history if we blew it and we must make sure it does not happen.Rio Ferdinand
Rio Ferdinand's Popularity
Rio Ferdinand is a famous English footballer, who was born on November 7, 1978. As a person born on this date, Rio Ferdinand is listed in our database as the 17th most popular celebrity for the day (November 7) and the 63rd most popular for the year (1978).
People born on November 7 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Rio Ferdinand is the 332nd most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Rio Ferdinand's birthday, Rio Ferdinand is the 371st most famous English.
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