The defender clearly had a number of great players around him at the club as well, and he has now revealed the names of two players he rated the highest.
When quizzed on this topic, the Englishman revealed: “Probably Paul Scholes and Cristiano Ronaldo. Scholesy was just pure talent, Ronaldo was just a devastating finisher.”
The decorated centre-back has always spoken of the admiration he has for Ronaldo and Scholes time to time.
Retired from football, Ferdinand is all set to try a totally different sport, as he approaches a debut in professional boxing. The 38-year-old seems to be in great shape, with a dedicated fitness regime to prepare for the latest adventure in his life.
Written by Shorya Panwar
Has 20+ years of experience managing Schalke in Football Manager 2017. Believes wing-backs are the most complete footballers in the modern/evolved football. Writes weird stuff on his personal blog.