Man Utd's Ferdinand: Day I embarrassed myself at Wigan

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has revealed how he had to duck out of the Wigan Athletic directors' box last season to avoid embarrassment.

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has revealed how he had to duck out of the Wigan Athletic directors' box last season to avoid embarrassment.

He told ZOO magazine: "I was in the stands for our 2-1 win at Wigan, near the end of the season. They scored first and their fans were turning round and giving it this and that towards me.

"Then we scored and I was the loudest person in the directors' box. I turned to Darren Fletcher next to me and said, 'If they score again, I'm in trouble'.

"After our winner I left straight away. I had to because if I'd gone nuts and they scored again, I'd have been so embarrassed. I drove home, kept the radio off and texted a mate to see if we'd won.

"I'm a bad watcher, a bad loser... the lot."

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