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Both friends and rivals offered nice tributes to Rio Ferdinand after the death of his wife

The football world rallied around around the QPR defender.

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RIO FERDINAND’S WIFE, Rebecca Ellison, passed away last night after a battle with cancer and Twitter has been flooded with messages paying sympathy to the former Man United defender and his family.

Both former team-mates and on-pitch foes have paid really nice tributes to Ferdinand and his wife.








Rebecca Ellison – the wife of footballer Rio Ferdinand – has died

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