Real Madrid beat Juventus 4-1 in the Champions League Final in Cardiff tonight to become the first side to win the competition back-to-back.
Los Blancos have now won 12 European Cups in total, including three in the last four years.
They beat Barcelona to the La Liga title this season, finishing three points clear of Luis Enrique's side to complete the double.
Ferdinand has paid tribute to Zinedine Zidane's team but says it's not as attractive on the eye as Barcelona were a few years ago.
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Rio Ferdinand claims Real Madrid are not as good to watch as Barcelona were
Real Madrid are not as pleasing on the eye as the Barcelona team from four or five years ago, that I would say
Rio Ferdinand on Real Madrid
"They're not as pleasing on the eye as the Barcelona team from four or five years ago, that I would say," he said on BT Sport.
"These guys have an understanding of each other, a way of playing they understand.
"There's a tactical way that they've all bought into, the message Zidane has put into these guys in this short period of time.
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"They've all got it and they don't panic. They went a goal up, conceded one and easily the game could have swayed and got away from them but they gathered themselves."
Rio Ferdinand was full of praise for Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos
Manchester United legend Ferdinand says Real captain Sergio Ramos deserves plenty of credit after adding another trophy to his cabinet.
"This guy here, Champions Leagues, World Cups, Euro cups," Ferdinand added.
"His experience just bleeds through this team, his experience is telling.
"He cruised through the game, much like all of them."