Rio Ferdinand Net Worth $78 million
Rio Ferdinand salary $3,000,000
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Rio Ferdinand is an English former professional footballer and current television pundit and his current net worth is $78 million.
The English former professional footballer is a television pundit for BT Sports, who used to play as a center-back.
For England national football team he played 81 times, between 1997 and 2011. He used to be a member of three FIFA World Cup squads, as well as one of the most decorated English footballers.
Regarded as one of England’s greatest ever players, he started his career for several youth teams.
Eventually settling at West Ham United where he progressed through the youth ranks. In 1996, he made his professional Premier League debut.
Around that time he became a fan favorite and winner of the Hammer of the Year award.
In 1997, in the match against Cameroon, he earned his first senior international cap. Also he set a record as the youngest defender to play for England at the time.
He transferred to Leeds United for a record-breaking fee of £18 million, because his achievements and football skills.
Ferdinand spent two seasons at the club and eventually becoming the team captain.
In 2002 he transferred to Manchester United for around £30 million, breaking the transfer fee record once again.
While there, he won the Premier League, his first major club honor, in his first season with the club.
After he missed a drug test and benched, he returned in the Manchester United first team. While there he received acclaims for his performances.
In Five years, he featured in the PFA Team of the Year four times.
Throughout his career with Manchester United he won 6 Premier League titles and over 15 trophies.
After his contract expired in 2014 he joined Queens Park Rangers, where he played for just one seasons before leaving the club.
On 30 May 2015 he announced his retirement from professional football.
In 2006 in Manchester, Ferdinand’s girlfriend Rebecca Ellison gave birth to their first son. The couple had two more children.