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Wayne Rooney
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Manchester United
Wayne
Rooney

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Date of Birth
Oct 24, 1985
Place of Birth
Liverpool, England
Nationality
England
Height
176 cm
Weight
78 kg
Debut
03 October 2004

Bio

Wayne Rooney was born in Croxteth, Liverpool on 24 October 1985 and is widely regarded as one of the most talented English footballers of all time. Although primarily a centre-forward, Rooney has demonstrated great versitility throughout his career, playing on occasion as a winger and as a central midfielder. He is known for his work rate, power, technical ability, creativity and goalscoring prowess.

Rooney is a product of Everton's youth academy, which he joined at the age of nine. After setting goalscoring records at junior level, including more than 100 goals in just 29 games at under-11 level in 1995–96, he made his competitive debut for the senior team as a 16-year-old in 2002. During the 2002-03 season, he came to national attention after scoring the winning goal against Arsenal, ending their 30-match unbeaten run in the process. Throughout the remainder of that campaign and the 2003-04 season, he established himself as one of the hottest prospects in world football. At the age of 18, he moved to Manchester United for a fee of around £25 million.

It took little time for Rooney to settle in at his new club, as he scored a hattrick against Fenerbahçe on his debut in September 2004. At the end of his first season, he was named the PFA Young Player of the Year. Since that time, Rooney has experienced huge levels of success with the club, winning multiple Premier League titles and the 2007-08 UEFA Champions League. His performances in the 2009-10 season earned him the PFA Players' Player of the Year, PFA Fans' Player of the Year and FWA Footballer of the Year awards.

At international level, Rooney currently ranks as one of England's all-time top goalscorers and has represented his country in numerous major tournaments. He has twice been named England Player of the Year, in 2008 and 2009, while his performances at UEFA Euro 2004 saw him named in the Team of the Tournament.

Headlines

The Brilliant Rise of the Dallas Cup

The Brilliant Rise of the Dallas Cup

by Dan Crooke

What do David Beckham, Raul, Wayne Rooney, Maicon, Javier Hernandez and Juan Mata have in common? It’s not a UEFA Champions League winners medal, only Chicharito is missing that honour... Read more

Rooney always had faith in Fellaini

Rooney always had faith in Fellaini

by Football News

Wayne Rooney heaped praise on team-mate Marouane Fellaini, though the Manchester United skipper insisted he always believed the Belgian midfielder would come good at Old Trafford... Read more

Career

Season Team Comp
2014/2015
Premier League
2563 29 29 0 2 0 12 5 0 1
2013/2014
Premier League
2449 29 27 2 4 2 17 8 0 0
2012/2013
Premier League
2017 27 22 5 9 5 12 7 0 0
2011/2012
Premier League
2838 34 32 2 6 2 27 1 0 0
2010/2011
Premier League
2228 28 25 3 4 3 11 5 0 0
2009/2010
Premier League
2721 32 32 0 10 0 26 6 0 0
2008/2009
Premier League
2265 30 25 5 5 5 12 8 1 1
2007/2008
Premier League
2183 27 25 2 5 2 12 8 0 0
2006/2007
Premier League
2927 35 33 2 6 2 14 5 0 0
2005/2006
Premier League
3075 36 34 2 5 2 16 8 0 0
2004/2005
Premier League
2184 29 24 5 8 5 11 7 0 0
2003/2004
Premier League
2380 32 26 6 7 7 8 10 0 0
2002/2003
Premier League
0 33 33 0 0 0 6 0 0 0
Total 29830 401 367 34 71 35 184 78 1 2

Transfers & Loans

2004
31 Jul
€ 37,000,000

Games Played

Date Match  
18 Apr 2015 1 0 0 0 0
12 Apr 2015 4 2 0 0 0
4 Apr 2015 3 1 1 0 0
22 Mar 2015 1 2 0 0 0
15 Mar 2015 3 0 1 0 0
4 Mar 2015 0 1 0 0 0
28 Feb 2015 2 0 2 0 0
21 Feb 2015 2 1 0 0 0
11 Feb 2015 3 1 0 1 0
8 Feb 2015 1 1 0 1 0
31 Jan 2015 3 1 0 0 0
17 Jan 2015 0 2 0 0 0
11 Jan 2015 0 1 0 0 0
1 Jan 2015 1 1 0 0 0
28 Dec 2014 0 0 0 0 0
26 Dec 2014 3 1 2 0 0
20 Dec 2014 1 1 0 0 0
14 Dec 2014 3 0 1 1 0
8 Dec 2014 1 2 0 1 0
29 Nov 2014 3 0 1 0 0
22 Nov 2014 1 2 1 0 0
8 Nov 2014 1 0 0 0 0
2 Nov 2014 1 0 0 0 0
27 Sep 2014 2 1 1 0 1
21 Sep 2014 5 3 0 1 0
14 Sep 2014 4 0 1 0 0
30 Aug 2014 0 0 0 0 0
24 Aug 2014 1 1 0 0 0
16 Aug 2014 1 2 1 0 0