Rio Ferdinand Delivers Motivational Speech To England U16s

Rio Ferdinand delivered an important motivational speech to the England U16s team ahead of their USA Nike Cup campaign.

The former England captain spoke about his early Three Lions career, handling tournament pressure, making it to the top level, and facing top quality opposition.

Ferdinand has been helping England U16 coaches Dan Micciche, Paul Williams alongside Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher in recent weeks as the Young Lions prepare for to face USA, Netherlands and Brazil in the week long tournament in Florida.

England begin their tournament against hosts USA on Wednesday 2 December at the Premier Sports Campus in Lakewood Ranch. Then they face Brazil two days later at the same venue before coming against the Dutch on 6 December.

This is an inspirational video which every young footballer and aspiring footballer should watch.

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