"He can't be shouted at, he's too good to be shouted at.
"He doesn't make mistakes - he's just a great player.
"We've got a lot of great players but Paul Scholes is a fantastic footballer.
"You just say 'Paul, you do this' and that's it."
Ferdinand - who admitted he had had the hairdryer treatment a few times - added: "Paul's loved as a footballer by his fellow professionals.
"For him not to have won the PFA Player of the Year or the Football Writers' Player of the Year is a travesty for someone of his talents."