SAD NEWS!!! Ex Manchester United Defender lost his wife
Former Manchester Unted defender Rio Ferdinand wife Rebecca has died following a short battle with cancer.
The QPR defender revealed in a statement released on the club’s website that his wife passed away aged 35 on Friday night in hospital.
“My soul mate slipped away last night. Rebecca, my wonderful wife, passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London,” he said.
“She was a fantastic loving mother to our beautiful children. She will be missed as a wife, sister, aunt, daughter and granddaughter. She will live on in our memory, as a guide and inspiration.
“Myself, my parents Janice and Julian, along with Rebecca’s parents Lesley and Stephen, would like to thank our families, friends and my club colleagues who have rallied around in these desperate days, weeks and months.
“Our grief, as a family, is total. We would appreciate being allowed to mourn privately,” Ferdinand added.
She lives behind three kids in Lorenz,Tate and Tia who are just 9years,6years and 4years respectively.
May Her Soul Rest in Peace.