Last updated : 22 June 2007 By editor

…it's almost going backwards if this is the sort of stuff that's being dug out.

Rio Ferdinand, "He [Beckham] is going out there taking the whole family and he is going to make a real go of it I'm sure and good luck to him and hopefully he does it. A lot of players have gone out there and tried it but it never really happened.

"But if anyone can at the moment Becks can I am sure."

"I wouldn't [go to America]. That is no slight on American soccer just from family [point of view] I would not be able to go that far away from my family. I could not see that happening at all, no chance."

Well now we know. Tomorrow Wayne Rooney speaks about the possibility of playing in Uzbekistan.