By James Agberebi:
Former England and Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand, has joined millions people around the world in wishing Nigeria a happy Independence Day celebration, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Ferdinand, who won six EPL titles and the UEFA Champions League with United, sent his wishes to his Nigeria fans.
"Happy independence day in Nigeria to all my Nigerian friends and fans. From the chief!," Ferdinand wrote on his Twitter handle.
Ferdinand was bestowed with a chieftaincy title, Fiwagboye of Lagos, in 2008, when he visited Nigeria.