Rio Ferdinand: England's Euro 2020 squad has even better attacking options than the 'Golden Generation'

Rio Ferdinand, Euro 2020 2021
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For all his 81 England caps, one of Rio Ferdinand’s most striking international memories came when he wasn’t even playing.

A 17-year-old Ferdinand was one of a handful of promising youngsters brought in by the FA to sample manager Terry Venables’ Euro 96 camp. And part of his Three Lions experience was travelling on the team coach to England’s matches through a sea of fervent home supporters.

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