SHAMED soccer star Rio Ferdinand lied and cheated for FOUR YEARS to hide his amazing double life with a secret mistress, The People can reveal.
Love rat Rio convinced stunning Holly McGuire she was the ONLY woman in his life as he wooed her with his champagne lifestyle.
The besotted Page 3 stunner - known to him as Peach Bottom - believed she would marry the £30 million defender and even introduced him to her family.
And she booked into a London hotel with him so often she was known by staff as Mrs Ferdinand.
But she was devastated when she learned that the 26-year-old Man United star - currently banned for missing a drugs test - already had a live-in girlfriend, Rebecca Ellison, and a SECOND mistress.
Speaking for the first time about her passionate relationship with Britain`s most expensive footballer, blonde Holly, 26, sobbed: "I thought I was the only woman in his life and even dreamed we might marry.
"We had the most amazing sex - he has an incredible body and legs worth every penny of that £30 million.
"The first night we made love was like a massive explosion of passion.
"He loved my bum and called me Peach Bottom or Onion Bum...because he said I made his eyes water!
"But Rio told me he was single and even introduced me to all his friends - we were `an item` for four years in my eyes.
"Now I know that all that time he was betraying his live-in girlfriend as well as cheating with someone else.
"I was shocked beyond belief when I found out. He played me for a fool and I feel cheated."
Gorgeous Holly, of Romford, Essex, wept as she recalled her "electric" sex life with Rio and her shattered dreams of tying the knot with him.
In revelations that will shock the footballer`s long-suffering partner Rebecca, Holly told how Rio:
-CHASED her for more than a year after model Jordan gave him her number;
-WENT in for the kill when he found she`d split from her first and only boyfriend;
-DAZZLED her with champagne nights in top hotels and exclusive clubs at a cost of more than £100,000;
-SCORED up to FIVE TIMES a night in all positions but loved surprising her from behind;
-PLAYED AWAY whenever possible by having raunchy phone sex.
Unsuspecting Holly had no idea that throughout their relationship Rio was dating accountant Rebecca, who now shares his £2million home.
And for three years he also cheated with v*rgin air hostess Laura Alcorn.
Holly only discovered the truth last October in the publicity frenzy surrounding Rio`s missed drugs test - which she says he arrogantly dismissed as "a waste of time".
Holly told The People: "He was such a convincing liar - that`s what really shocks me.
He could even look my dad in the eye and tell him `I`ll look after her` when all the time he had another woman at home.
"People might think it`s odd that I never knew but I didn`t read the papers and I was so wrapped up in him that I believed whatever he said.
"Rio was the love of my life and he led me to believe we would be together for a long time
"He broke my heart and humiliated me. I hope his partner knows what she`s got to deal with."
Holly`s first contact with Rio came in late 1999 when her pal, glamour model Jordan, jokingly tried to matchmake.
Jordan was close pals with soccer ace Frank Lampard and she told Rio about her sexy pal when the three of them were on a night out.
Holly, who was dating roofer boyfriend Kelly Rich at the time, recalled: "He got my number from Jordan and called me at 2am.
"I didn`t know who he was at first but he joked and flirted and wanted to meet up. I wasn`t interested at the time as I was going out with Kelly. But Rio continued to text and call me. He chased me for a year. When I split from Kelly he really made a play for me and so I finally agreed to go out with him."
Holly admitted that from the moment they finally met in October 2001 there was "instant chemistry".
She said: "We went for dinner at a posh hotel and I fancied him immediately.
"He was really keen on me too but I thought he was a real gentleman because he didn`t try to get me into bed on the first date - in fact, we didn`t make love for two months.
"Our second date was wonderful, though - really romantic. It was then he asked me to be his girlfriend."
Recalling that night, at the opening of Rio`s bar Sutra in Leeds, Holly told how they sipped champagne as he revealed a long-time crush on her.
She said: "I was amazed when he confessed that he`d collected pictures of my Page 3 shoots.
He was laughing and saying he couldn`t believe I was there - that he`d liked me for ages and that I was his favourite pin-up.
"He asked me if I would be his girlfriend. I thought it was funny because you don`t usually get asked to go out with someone, it just happens. But he said that because we would be spending