Rio Ferdinand apologises after dislocated ankle victim Lewin Tweet

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand was only messing around on Twitter, but quickly apologised to Gary Lewin.

It was a brave, if not gutsy performance, but for all of England's chances they failed to get the result they craved against Italy last night.

Goals from Claudio Marchisio and Mario Balotelli either side of the Daniel Sturridge strike that gave England hope did for the Three Lions - who now face two must win games against Uruguay and Costa Rica in order to progress from the group stage.

But as depressing as the night was for all England fans, it was worse for national team physio Gary Lewin. The former Arsenal doc jumped up celebrating Sturridge's goal, landed on a water bottle, and dislocated his ankle.

The gravity of the situation however did not appear immediately recognisable. Rio Ferdinand obviously did not think it was that serious at first...

But the former Manchester United player, currently looking for a new club after announcing he would leave Old Trafford when his contract expires this summer, soon apologised on Twitter when realising that Lewin was genuinely hurt.

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