Alex Ferguson on Friday defended Rio Ferdinand over the Manchester United defender's withdrawal from the England squad.
Manchester United's Rio Ferdinand at Old Trafford in Manchester, north-west England on April 22 2012. Alex Ferguson on Friday defended Ferdinand over his decision to withdraw from the England squad.
The centre-back has not played international football since 2011 but was called up by England coach Roy Hodgson for the World Cup qualifiers against San Marino and Montenegro.
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