Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Rio Ferdinand talks of pain and helplessness after wife’s death

• Ferdinand admits he ‘didn’t have a clue’ how to make a doctor’s appointment
• Former Manchester United defender reveals struggle as single father

Rio Ferdinand has opened up on the helplessness and pain he felt after the death of his wife, Rebecca. The former Manchester United defender revealed that without his wife or a football club to lean on, he “didn’t have a clue” how to make a doctor’s appointment.

Ferdinand has also spoken of how difficult he found coping with being a single parent to his three children after he lost Rebecca to cancer in 2015. His sons, Lorenz and Tate, were then nine and six and his daughter, Tia, was four.

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from Football | The Guardian http://ift.tt/2nu63kg