Number Five defender meets Number One chart star

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand gave Tinchy Stryder a signed T-shirt when the two met during a video interview for the footballer’s #5 magazine.

You can watch the video interview between Ferdinand and Stryder on the right.

After being asked by Ferdinand how it felt to have a Number One single, the two discussed giving each other mementos.

Stryder is then seen presenting Ferdinand with one of his Star In The Hood T-shirts, while Ferdinand hands over two signed Manchester United tops – one worn by him in a recent match (“Its not sweaty or nothing like that,” he promises) and one bearing the name of Stryder‘s new album title ‘Catch 22’.

Check NME.COM at 7pm (BST) tonight (August 16) to see if Stryder can hold onto the Number One spot in the UK singles chart with latest release ‘Never Leave You’.

Meanwhile, Ferdinand recently revealed to NME.COM the music secrets of Manchester United’s dressing room.

Watch a clip of Rio Ferdinand interviewing Tinchy Stryder on the right now, and see the full interview at