Rio Ferdinand It is reported that he has signed a contract with Amazon to make documentaries about his football career.
The 43-year-old dad of four children will follow in the footsteps of Wayne Rooney, whose documentary about Rooney recently debuted on Prime Video with huge success.
Instead of delving into his personal life with his 30-year-old wife Kate Ferdinand, who recently said their son Cree brought the family togethera series of three programs will explore issues such as sexuality and race in the world of football.
The programs hosted by Ferdi will also focus on mental health in sports.
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The former Manchester United player, who became the star of England, now regularly comments on the beautiful game along with people like Gary Lineker.
In the past, he has also made documentaries for the BBC, which have been a great success.
It is reported that for the new series Amazon Rio is interviewing various footballers and high-profile managers.
The source said The sun: “It’s a pretty prestigious project for Rio, and he spent most of the year working with documentary filmmakers to create deep television.
“Rio obviously has experience of racing in football, but in two other areas he has less experience.
“But these are two areas he really wants to understand when doing these shows,” the source added.
It is said that the new documentaries will be shot by Circle Circle Films, the team behind the Wayne Rooney document.
GOOD! contacted a Rio representative for comment.
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Rio, who is raising a one-year-old son Cree with his wife Kate Ferdinand, is also the father of teenagers Lorenzo, 15, Tate 13, and 11-year-old daughter Tia with his late wife Rebecca Allison.
The star often talked about the arrangement of his family and the problems they faced in the years after Rebecca’s death in 2015.
The mother of three brunette children passed away at the age of 34 after battling breast cancer. She and Rio have been married for six years.
Rio then began dating TOWIE star Kate in 2017, and in December 2020 they gave birth to their first child.
The star’s journey to be both parents of his children and the combination of his family with Kate’s new love were the themes of two of his BBC documentaries, which proved to be a great success.
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