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Ferdinand defends Doha trip

March 23, 2013
By ESPN staff
Rio Ferdinand has launched another defence of his decision to fly to Qatar after opting to pull out of the England squad for fitness reasons.

Ferdinand was selected by Roy Hodgson for England's World Cup qualifiers with San Marino and Montenegro, but decided to pull out of the squad to stick to his in-depth medical programme, which is contributing to an impressive season at Manchester United.

However, following Ferdinand's withdrawal he then flew to Doha to act as a pundit ...

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