HE was a tough and uncompromising defender who captained both England and Manchester United. And Rio Ferdinand is just as disciplined as a parent to his four beloved children Lorenz, 14, Tate, 12, Tia, 10, and Cree, six months.
The retired centre back, 42, exclusively told The Sun how he tries to find the perfect balance between firm and fair at home with the kids and wife Kate Ferdinand.
He said: “Yeah I am quite strict. I think it’s finding the balance really. You’ve got to be strict, but you’ve got to allow the kids to have a good time and enjoy themselves, within reason. “When it comes to things like snacks, it’s doing it at the right time and controlling the amounts when they’re young kids.Read more on thesun.co.uk