English footballer Rio Ferdinand continues to receive condolences from loved ones. Last week on Sunday after Chelsea football club secured the Premiere League Title, John Terry offered his former team mate Rio Ferdinand condolences over his wife’s recent death to breast cancer. The two players have had their differences in the past, just like any other team mates do, but Chelsea captain decided to put his differences aside and offered him and his team Chelsea’s condolences to the heartbroken footballer.
After Chelsea defeated Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge, during the interview with Sky Sports, Terry said ‘he would like to, on behalf of himself and everyone at Chelsea, to send their condolences to Rio Ferdinand and his family.’ showing his support to the current player of Queens Park Rangers F.C.
On May 2nd, Rio’s sister, Sian Ferdinand took to Twitter to say :- “A huge ‘Thank You’ for the love and support our family has received. It hasn’t gone unnoticed and we appreciate it all”. Two days later again she tweeted to her 2,871 followers that she is “Proud of the strength and love in our family” and a few hours later she mentioned that spending time with her nephews and niece really puts a smile on her face.
After the Queens Park Ranger’s game, their manager Chris Ramsey spoke about the footballer being a ‘man-mountain’ during his wife, Rebecca’s illness. Going on to praise the star that everyone at the QPR club will you tell how fantastic he has been as a man, he kept it all to himself. The Club’s manager also paid tribute and said that the 36 year old won’t be in any pressure to return to action.
Many footballers offered their condolences including David Beckham, Steven Gerrard, Wayne Rooney and the list goes on and on. Ferdinand’s team mate Leroy Fer was too in the list of offering his condolences, he did it in a different way though after scoring a goal in the second half of the game against Liverpool.