Anton Julian Ferdinand is a an English football player who currently features for the English Premier League club Sunderland. He plays as a centre-back.
Anton Ferdinand started his professional club football career at West Ham United in 2003 and played for them until 2008. He developed into a very reliable defender and scored 5 goals in 138 league matches. After a season, Ferdinand became a regular at Upton Park and impressed the football followers and pundits.
Anton Ferdinand was signed by Sunderland in the summer of 2008 for a reported 8 million pounds.