"I wake up more and more now thinking that I'd love to stay in the game in some capacity - as a coach or a manager. I'm not sure. I've got ages yet," Ferdinand told the Observer.
"I don't dwell too much on it. When I finish my career, I'll sit down and take stock, but to make a decision now would be... silly. But the TV and my other interests... it's appealing, but they're hobbies. I know that I'm a footballer first and foremost and nothing else will ever get in the way of that."