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Beckham: Man Utd defender Ferdinand ideal England captain

AC Milan midfielder David Beckham is happy to see Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand take the England captaincy.

As someone who did the job with such distinction for five years, Beckham has no doubt Ferdinand will be a success.

"Rio is a great captain," he said.

"He has proved he has been a great captain when he has captained Manchester United in the past. He is a leader."

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