Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has tweeted his support to brother Anton as the trial for Chelsea captain John Terry kicks off>>p> The 31-year-old England footballer is charged with a racially aggravated public order offence.

He is accused of shouting a racist obscenity at Ferdinand, who plays for Queens Park Rangers, during a Premier League match at Loftus Road on 23 October last year.

United star Rio wrote: "Morning all! Frazzled head this morning, school run done! @anton_ferdinand head high bruv."