Manchester United defender
Ferdinand appeared to endorse a Tweet by another user of the social networking site which described Chelsea defender
Terry was found not guilty last month of racially abusing Ferdinand's brother Anton during a Barclays Premier League game between Chelsea and Queens Park Rangers on 23
The FA said in a statement: "Manchester United's
"The commission decided that the comment was improper and brought the game into disrepute. In addition, the commission found that the breach included a reference to ethnic origin, colour or race."
Australia coach Holger Osieck put his faith in the old guard to steer the Socceroos to a third consecutive World Cup, despite three key members lacking minutes at club level.