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Rio Ferdinand Reveals He Contemplated Suicide Following Wife’s Death

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Retired football star, Rio Ferdinand has opened up about how the death of his wife, Rebecca two years ago affected him. According to him, it took him to the point where he understood why people commit suicide.

The former Manchester United and England defender who has two children with his wife before she lost her cancer battle said that playing football was easier than telling his kids their mom wasn’t coming back.

He also went on to say he has never had to do something so hard, so emotionally draining and testing.

The 38 year old who is making a one-off documentary about how men cope as a single parent for the BBC, which is due to be aired in spring said it wasn’t the easiest time of his life.

Ferdinand is rumored to have found love again in the arms of reality TV star, Kate Wright.