Quick Facts Of Wayne Rooney
Celebrated Name Wayne Rooney Age 34 Years Nick Name Rooney Birth Name Wayne Rooney Birth Date 1985-10-24 Gender Male Profession Footballer Place Of Birth Croxteth, Liverpool, United Kingdom Height 1.76 m Nationality British Weight 83 kg Eye Color Blue Hair Color Light Brown Position Forward, Midfielder Horoscope Scorpio Father Thomas Wayne Rooney Mother Jeanette Rooney Religion Roman Catholicism Ethnicity Irish Girl Friend Helen Wood, Jennifer Thompson Wife Coleen Rooney (since 2008) Children Sons – Kai Wayne, Klay Anthony, Kit Joseph Salary $16.4 Million Net Worth $116 Million
An English professional footballer who plays for Major League Soccer team D.C. United is named as Wayne Mark Rooney. He is simply named as Wayne Rooney. He is the record goalscorer for the England national team and for Manchester United. He is the only English player to win the Premier League, FA Cup, UEFA Champions League, League Cup, UEFA Europa League, and FIFA Club World Cup. He has won the Goal of the Season award by the BBC’s Match of the Day poll on three occasions, with his bicycle kick against city rivals Manchester City winning the Premier League Goal of the 20 Seasons award. He is a very talented footballer.
- His scoring abilities that have led Manchester United to 5 Primer League titles, one Champions League title and one FIFA Club World Cup title.
Gossips and Rumors
Wayne Rooney missed a penalty in a shootout as DC United were knocked out of the MLS playoffs in the first round by Columbus Crew. The former England captain, 33, took the first penalty after the match had finished 2-2 following extra time, but his shot was saved by Zack Steffen. Luciano Acosta and Nick DeLeon also missed from the spot as DC lost the shootout 3-2. Earlier, DeLeon had scored in the 116th minute to send the game to penalties. Frederic Brillant had given DC the lead in the 21st minute, before Federico Higuain – the brother of AC Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain – scored twice for Crew. “It’s disappointing to lose on penalties but as a team, we can be extremely proud of what we have achieved in the last few months,” said Rooney.
Early Life of Rooney
On 24th October 1985, Rooney Wayne was born. He was born in Croxteth, Liverpool, England. His nationality is English. As of 2018, his age is 33. His birth sign is Scorpio. His ethnicity is Irish. He was born to the father Thomas Wayne Rooney and mother Jeanette Marie. His family followed the Roman Catholic faith. He grew up with his younger brothers, Graham and John.
Regarding his education, he attended “Our Lady and St Swithin’s primary school”. After that, he studied at De La Salle School. Then he focused more on football than studies.
Body Features of Rooney
Rooney has got an athletic body with attractive looks. He has a height of 5 feet 9 inches. He has a balanced weight of 83 kg or 182 lbs. His look is very handsome. With his glowing smile, he attracts a lot of people towards him and he has also gained a lot of attention to him. His other body measurement such as arms size, waist size will be updated soon.
Career of Rooney
- Rooney started his initial football career with Everton and there he scored 15 goals in 67 appearances.
- After that, he began playing for Liverpool Schoolboys where he scored 72 goals in one season.
- He made his senior debut on 17 August in a 2-2 home draw against Tottenham Hotspur.
- The year 2004 was a golden year for him; he started his professional career with Manchester United.
- He has about 162 goals in 362 appearances of matches.
- In June 2007, Rooney was given squad number 10, last worn by Ruud van Nistelrooy.
- He then scored the only goal of the first league game of the 2009-2010 season against Birmingham City.
- On 28 August 2010, Rooney scored his first goal of the season as he netted a penalty in a 3-0 home win over West Ham United.
- On 16th February 2015, in an FA Cup match against Preston North End, Rooney was the subject of criticism for having dived to get a penalty.
- Later, he ended an 878-minute scoreless streak by scoring a hat-trick in a 4-0 win (7–1 aggregate) over Belgian side Club Brugge in the second leg of their Champions League play-off on 26th August 2015.
- On 21st May, Rooney captained Manchester United in the 2016 FA Cup Final against Crystal Palace.
- On 28th June 2018, he signed a three-and-a-half-year deal with D.C. United of Major League Soccer, and was given the number 9 jersey.
- He was named ‘MLS Player of the Month’ for the month of October 2018.
- As a national player, he played for England U15, U17, and U19.
- He was also a part of 2006, 2010, 2014 World Cups, Euro 2012, Euro 2016, 2018 World Cup qualification and later retired from the football career.
- Currently, he served as a captain for England National Team.
Affairs of Rooney
Rooney is a married man. He is married to his long-term girlfriend, Coleen Rooney. The couple met for the first time in the secondary school. In the year 2002, they started dating and then got married on 12th June 2008. The marriage ceremony took place at Abbey of Cervara. The couple is blessed with 3 children named, ‘Kai Wayne’, born on November 2, 2009, ‘Klay Anthony’ born on May 21, 2013, ‘Kit Joseph’ born on January 24, 2016. As of now, they live together happily with no sign of separation. They are living a peaceful life.
Net Worth of Rooney
The net worth of this well-known footballer will be surely in millions. His net worth is estimated to have $160 million as of 2018. He is earning a good amount of money from his career. His exact salary is £ 13 million in the year 2015 but as of 2018, his exact salary has not been revealed yet and will be updated soon. He is successful in his personal life as well as in his career life.
Did You Know?
- Rooney signed a deal with Manchester United when he was 18. The transfer fee was £25.6 million.
- Rooney won the PFA (Player of the Year Award) in 2009/2010.
- Wayne captained England’s national team first time in 2012.