Rio Ferdinand defends 'tired' Raheem Sterling
England fans may be none too happy with Raheem Sterling, 19, but Rio Ferdinand has stepped up to defend him on Twitter.
In a series of tweets, former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand, 35, sided with the young English star, sending some harsh messages to his detractors:
Sterling, 19, was dropped from the line-up for Sunday’s Euro 2016 qualifier with Estonia after telling England manager Roy Hodgson he wasn't feeling 100 per cent.
Sources: Twitter and Mirror Online
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