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Thursday 12th December 2019

Rio Ferdinand shares photos of his stag weekend in Barcelona

And he's taken 'Kate' with him...

They say 'What happens on a stag do, stays on a stag do', but that hasn't stopped Rio Ferdinand sharing pictures of his bachelor weekend in Barcelona.

The former footballer, 40, is set to marry Kate Wright in the very near future.

And while the couple haven't announced an official date for their nuptials yet, Rio seems to be enjoying the last of his freedom in the Spanish city.

He's even been carrying an INFLATABLE MODEL of his future wife!

Man United legend Rio has taken a huge group of blokes over to Barcelona, and they seem to be having a whale of a time.

One picture that he posted on Instagram showed them all together, with Rio standing in the centre in a Trilby hat and sunglasses.

He captioned the shot: "So much laughing with this lot. Thank you to all of you."

I weren't feeling myself tooooo much on my stag doooooooo!!! Don't worry @xkatiewright you were never far away.

And his fans seemed to love the photo. One wrote: "Yes yes Rio, congratulations bro."

Read more: Bride-to-be Kate Wright jets off to Mykonos to celebrate her hen do

Another said: "Wishing you all the best guys xx."

And a third commented: "Beautiful people."

In another pic, the former England defender is seen holding said inflatable, with a big grin on his face.

Explaining his antics to his bride-to-be, he wrote: "I weren't feeling myself tooooo much on my stag doooooooo!!! Don't worry @xkatiewright you were never far away." [Sic]

Former TOWIE star Katie has already had her hen weekend, jetting off to the Greek island of Mykonos with some of her pals last month.

Read more: Kate Wright reveals she had therapy to help her be a step mum to Rio Ferdinand's kids

The 28-year-old shared some pictures with her followers on Instagram, including a shot taken at the airport.

It revealed that her mates had emblazoned her suitcase with a picture of Rio!

Rio's first wife Rebecca Ellison died in 2015 after a battle with breast cancer, leaving the football star to look after the couple's three children – Lorenz, 12, Tate, 10, and Tia, eight.

Two years later, Rio started dating Kate, and since then she's really ingratiated herself with Rio's kids.

Kate and Rio started dating in 2017 (Credit:

After Rio popped the question to Kate in Abu Dhabi last year, Lorenz shared his joy on Instagram.

He wrote: "So glad she said yes, I am so proud of you dad and Kate, love you both so much."

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