Rio Ferdinand’s younger brother, Anton Ferdinand, has had a career in professional football that, while not as high-profile as Rio’s, has still seen him make a name for himself in the sport. Born on February 18, 1985, in Peckham, London, Anton Ferdinand followed in his older brother’s footsteps by pursuing a career in football from a young age. Visit now the 1xBet sports betting online section, where you can also make wagers on the best English footballers.
Anton began his professional career with West Ham United, a club known for its strong youth development program. He made his debut for the club’s senior team in 2003 and quickly established himself as a promising central defender. His performances earned him a reputation as a talented and physically imposing player. The online sports betting area from 1xBet also allows you to wager on West Ham and other English football sides.
Playing in various clubs
In 2008, Anton made a move to Sunderland AFC for a reported fee of around £8 million. During his time at Sunderland, he continued to showcase his defensive abilities and became a regular starter for the team. His solid performances earned him recognition and respect within the footballing community. Through http://1xbet.pk/live it is possible to follow and make live wagers on Sunderland’s matches too:
After a few seasons at Sunderland, Anton Ferdinand had spells with several other clubs, including:
- Queens Park Rangers (QPR);
- Southend United;
- and St Mirren.
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A youth international career too
The great talent that Anton Ferdinand showed also took him to various English youth sides. If you want to wager on live football matches from the English national team and other squads, go to the 1xbet.pk/live/football website now
His first international participation came in 2003, where he played 2 matches for the U-18 team. 2 years later, he played 4 matches for the English U-20 side. He was also an active member of the U-21 English side, where he played a total of 17 matches between 2004 and 2007. Those appearances also include a participation in the UEFA Euro U-21 of 2007. The best youth national football teams from all across the world are available for wagering at the 1xBet platform.