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Ferdinand delighted to deliver Ferguson final Man Utd home victory

Rio Ferdinand was delighted to be the matchwinner in Sir Alex Ferguson's final home game as Manchester United manager.

Ferdinand smashed home an 87th-minute goal to earn United victory over Swansea City after Michu had cancelled out Javier Hernandez's first-half opener for the Premier League champions.

"To win at Old Trafford, the man's desire to win football matches, to keep bringing success to the football club, he deserved to have three points in his last home game," said Ferdinand, who revealed the players' shock when Ferguson announced to them he was stepping down.

"Obviously it was a personal moment between him and the squad, it's emotional, he's had so many years here, it's his second home," he told Sky Sports 1.

"For us to hear him say it, we were devastated, but as you know this is a great club, we have to move on and that's what he wants."

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