Date: 13th May 2010 at 4:43pm
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It`s not been one of the best seasons for Rio Ferdinand when you look back at how many appearances he`s made.

Injury after injury have impeded upon his desire to get back into a pattern whereby playing becomes the natural order of things.

Now though, with the World Cup approaching, Rio is fairly confident that he`s come through the worst of it, explaining,

“It has been a frustrating time but you`ve got to get on with it.”

“Hopefully now I`m coming out of the back end of it and, fingers crossed, I will not get any more injuries.”


With the 2010 World Cup, in South Africa, getting nearer by the day we`re sure that Fabio Capello will be relieved that his chosen captain is confident his woes are behind him.

Since Capello chose to axe John Terry and replace him with Rio, our central defender has yet to lead England out, due to injuries, but it`s a task he`s looking forward to, commenting

“It`s every kids dream. It`s an incredible honour and I think it will only sink in when the time comes.”

We`re sure that Rio fit the role perfectly joining a long line of United players that have captained their countries in international football.

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