Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic admits he's in awe of Rio Ferdinand's fouls record.

Although the England captain conceded a penalty in Saturday's win over West Brom, his trip of Jerome Thomas turned out to be Ferdinand's first foul since March.

"His first foul for three months, and it was a penalty. He should be disappointed," smiled the United skipper.

"Seriously, that is a great run. He is so good at reading the game. He does not commit himself when he doesn't need to, which for a defender, is very important.

"He is such a good footballer and is playing really well just now."

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