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Wayne Rooney

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About Wayne Rooney

Last update: February, 2017

Wayne Rooney was born in Croxteth, Liverpool, England on October 24, 1985. The famous English footballer plays in the position of forward and his present team is Manchester United of the English Premier League. He started his career at Everton F.C., after joining his youth team at the age of 10. He made his debut professionally in 2002, after his promotion to the first team.

After staying for two seasons at Everton, the popular player was signed for the Manchester United for the sum of 25.6 million pounds. During his stay in the team, he has won ten titles of national football, five Premier League, two League Cups and three Community Shield, and two international titles, one UEFA Champions League and one Cup of the Club World Cup. Wayne Rooney with the England national football team has participated in three World Cups and two editions of the Euro cup. In the 2004 edition he became the youngest player to score a goal in the competition. Throughout his football career he has won several individual titles such as the Trofeo Bravo, Sir Matt Busby Award, and the PFA Young Player of the Year.

The famous Wayne Rooney has been international with the England national football team on 55 occasions, scoring a total of 25 goals. The famous soccer player debuted in the national team on February 12, 2003 in a friendly against the team of Australia. Then he was called to participate in the Euro cup 2004 in which he played all three games of the first phase of starter and scored four goals, two against Switzerland and two against Croatia. In the quarterfinals England faced Portugal and he even entered the game as a starter, was replaced by Darius Vassell after 27 minutes due to an injury on his right foot after a collision with Portuguese defender Jorge Andrade.

Wayne Rooneywas doubt in the 2006 FIFA World Cup for an injury sustained in April 2006 in a match against Chelsea FC in the Premier League. The famous soccer player was ousted in the quarter-final against Portugal. After the red card, the cameras recorded his former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo winking at his bench selection so the Portuguese footballer was heavily criticized by the fans and members of Manchester United.