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  Saturday, 27 July, 2002, 17:12 GMT 18:12 UK
Rio makes Man Utd debut
Rio Ferdinand makes his Manchester United debut

Rio Ferdinand is warmly greeted by Mel Machin, the man who gave him his League start
Rio Ferdinand arrives in Bournemouth ahead of his Manchester United debut in Mel Machin's testimonial

Rio Ferdinand trains with his new team-mate Juan Sebastian Veron
Rio Ferdinand will not start the game but the world's most expensive defender will feature in the second-half

Rio Ferdinand on the ball for Manchester United against Bournemouth
Ferdinand finally makes it onto the pitch in the 73rd minute of the match and is greeted with a huge cheer

Rio Ferdinand rallies the Manchester United defence
Ferdinand immediately displays the leadership and organisation skills that persuaded Alex Ferguson to buy him

Rio Ferdinand shows off some of his skills on his Manchester United debut
Ferdinand shows off the exquisite ball skills expected from the world's most expensive defender

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