The Socceroos’ captain Rio Ferdinand has told The World Now that he is not interested in playing for Australia’s national team and he has not decided if he will return to the game as a professional.
Ferdinand was in Adelaide for the Hyundai A-League season opener and is expected to return to Australia for the first match of the 2019-20 season against China on November 7.
“I’m not really going to comment on my future, that’s for the players and the management,” Ferdinand said in an exclusive interview.
“It’s not for me to decide.
I just have to accept that I’m not in the national squad.”
Ferdinand, who has not played for Australia since his international retirement from the 2011 World Cup, is one of the game’s most recognisable figures, having won five World Cups, including the 2010 World Cup and the 2010 Asian Cup.
“A lot of people want to see me back.
But I’ve always said, ‘I’ll never do it’,” Ferdinand said.”
If I could go back in time and I could play for my country I’d love to play for Australia, but that’s not the case.”
Ferriguez’s father, Jose, has previously spoken out about the former Brazil international’s potential to play again.
“There’s some things I know that I don’t know,” he told The Australian newspaper.
“He’s a wonderful young man and a great man.
He’s a fantastic guy and I know he’ll do a great job for Australia in the future.”
Ferriquez, 32, joined Brazil in 2011 after leaving Santos as a teenager.
He played his first full season for the club in 2014 and was a key member of the Brazil-Nigeria squad that won the World Cup in Brazil.
He has won three caps for the Socceroos since his return from injury and is contracted to the Soccer Federation of Australia until 2019.
Ferriuzas contract ends in 2018Ferriuchos father, who is a prominent member of Brazilian football, is not the only one to have expressed a desire to see his son play in Australia.
“In the end, I think it’s a very tough decision to make, but I know Rio and I’ve known him for a long time,” said Rio Ferdinand.
“To play for a club that has my dad as a player, I’d really like to play and I think he’ll get a chance to do that.”
Ferries father, however, said that the decision would be up to his son.
“We’ll talk about it and we’ll see what he decides,” he said.
Ferrieves father is the biggest football fan in Brazil, and the former Santos star was an enthusiastic supporter of the club’s youth system.
Ferries team-mate and fellow Brazil international, James Troisi, told the ABC he has also “high hopes” for the player and is excited to see him play for his country.
“Rio is a very talented player, he’s got a lot of qualities,” Troisi said.
“He’s going to be a really good player for us.”‘
He’s one of a kind’Ferdinand is not only a great leader, but also a very good person, said Troisi.
“When I played with him I’d always say, ‘Don’t worry about Rio Ferdinand, he has one of his qualities,'” he said of his former teammate.
“When you look at Rio, he loves football.
I donít know how he gets by without it, but heís one of them.”
Ferriezas father, meanwhile, told The ABC that Rio would not leave Santos without playing for Brazil.
“As soon as I left Santos, I was really sad, and when I came back I didn’t even know what to do,” he admitted.
“At first I thought it was because of a big injury, and then I realized that I was not going to play the next game, and that I would not be able to train for the next two months.”
But I was lucky to have my father with me, because when I left he was there for me.”‘
It was a great feeling’The Socceroos have won three games in a row, and they have now secured a top-two position in the A-league.”
The Socceroo captain is not afraid of playing his part in the Socceroo side, even if he may be absent for a while.””
The fans have been great and the fans are really good at what they do.”
The Socceroo captain is not afraid of playing his part in the Socceroo side, even if he may be absent for a while.
“Football is about winning games, it’s about being part of the team and being a part of it, and I want to be part of that,” he added.
“The Socceros have done it many times before, they won