Those pesky kids
Rio Ferdinand has returned to the England squad to reclaim his captaincy and paint himself as the grumpy elder statesman of the national team set-up. Old man Rio is fed-up of those silly boys Jack Wilshere and Adam Johnson getting in his way and treading on his toes. He said:
It’s nice to be able to go out there and train and you’re training alongside the likes of Jack Wilshere and Adam Johnson: two young players who are hungry and are really talented boys that are trying to get in the team.
It makes you feel a little bit old when you’ve got lads 18, 19, 20 years old running around your feet.
Bloody kids! Wrecking Rio’s slippers!
One for the psychologists: does Rio see Wilshere and Johnson as tiny people or himself as a giant?