Rio Ferdinand’s wife Rebecca Ellisson has died after a short battle with cancer. She was 34 years old and had breast cancer.
The footballer said in a statement:
“My soul mate slipped away last night. Rebecca, my wonderful wife, passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London.
“I would also like to express my gratitude for the dedication and expertise of the staff led by Professors Johnstone and Clarke at the Royal Marsden. Their valiant efforts to prolong Rebecca’s all-too-short life will not be forgotten.
“Our grief, as a family, is total. We would appreciate being allowed to mourn privately.”
Rest In Peace Rebecca Ellisson.
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