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02nd May 2015

Rio Ferdinand’s wife Rebecca dies after short battle with cancer

Rio Ferdinand’s wife, Rebecca Ellison, has sadly passed away after a short battle with cancer.

The former England defender released a statement on Saturday morning. It reads as follows:

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There are various charities that do amazing work in the research of the condition and providing care for those suffering from its effects.

You can donate to Cancer Research UK and Macmillan Cancer Support using the links provided.

Our sincere condolences are with Rio Ferdinand and his family at this difficult time.

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