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Ferdinand: I quit England for United

June 17, 2013
By ESPN staff
Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has said that he chose club over country when he decided to retire from international football in May.

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In an interview with the Sunday Sun, Ferdinand, 34, revealed that continuing to play for the national side would be detrimental to his career, and also unfair on both United and England.

"Basically, I could play for another three or four years - or play two or three games for England ...

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