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Overview (4)

Born in Liverpool, England, UK
Birth NameWayne Mark Rooney
Nicknames Roo
Roonaldo
The Boy Wonder
Wazza
The Wonder Boy
The White Pelé
The Roon
Height 5' 9¼" (1.76 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Wayne Rooney was born on October 24, 1985 in Liverpool, England as Wayne Mark Rooney. He has been married to Coleen Rooney since June 12, 2008. They have three children.

Spouse (1)

Coleen Rooney (12 June 2008 - present) ( 3 children)

Trivia (38)

Left Everton FC, whom he had supported since earliest childhood, to join Manchester United for a guaranteed £20 million - possibly rising to £27 million based on appearances and success, plus 25% sell-on clause [August 2004]
He is a former England international footballer who played as a striker. He played for England from 2003 to 2016.
Youngest person ever to play, and score, for England
His fiancée Coleen Rooney was voted worst dressed women in England. [2004]
Scored his first goal in English football against Arsenal in 2000. Becoming the youngest premier league scorer, but by the end of the year the record was broken.
Scored the second goal at Old Trafford which ended Arsenal's unbeaten run of 49 games.
2002 BBC Young Sportsperson of the Year.
He was the Everton mascot at a Merseyside derby (Everton v. Liverpool) in the 1996/97 season.
He and fiancée Coleen Rooney are referred to as 'The King and Queen of Chavs' for their loutish ways, inept fashion sense and their alarming lack of manners.
In July 2004 he promised his team and supporters that he would remain with Everton FC, the following month he joined rivals Manchester United for £20+million.
Scored a hatrick on his debut for Manchester United in the Champions League.
Was awarded the FIFPRO Young Player Of The Year award in September 2005.
Made his Premiership debut in August 2002 against Southampton FC.
He scored 1 goal against Argentina in a friendly game (England-Argentina 3-2) [November 2005]
He was named in UEFA's All Star squad of Euro 2004.
Grew up with his parents Jeanette and Wayne Snr and his younger brothers Graham and John.
He was only nine when he was spotted by an Everton scout while playing for boys' club Copplehouse in the local Walton and Kirkdale Junior League in Merseyside.
An injury in the first 15 minutes of the quarter-final against Portugal from a challenge saw Wayne breaking the metatarsal bone in his right foot. Unable to continue, his tournament was over.
His £3.5 million house has an indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, cinema, games room and gym.
His first goal in Portugal, against Switzerland, made him the youngest ever player to score in a European Championship he held the record for only 4 days.
Was named the Premiership Player of the Month award for December 2005.
Wears the Number 9 shirt when on duty for England.
League Cup Winner 2006.
Was sent off for England vs Portugal in the 2006 World Cup for stamping on Ricardo Carvalho.
He played for England in the 2006 FIFA World Cup of Soccer.
He and Coleen Rooney got engaged on the 1st October 2003.
Season 2006/2007 he scored 20 goals for Manchester United.
Season 2004/2005 he scored 17 goals for Manchester United. Season after he scored 19 goals.
Changed to the legendary number 10 shirt at Manchester United from number 8.
He was awarded the BBC Sports Award for Young Personality Award in 2002.
Father of the 2nd child with a wife Coleen Rooney a 2nd son named Klay Anthony Rooney was born May 21, 2013.
Father of the 1st child with a wife Coleen Rooney a son named Kai Wayne Rooney was born November 2, 2009.
Starting his second season at Old Trafford. [August 2005]
Starting his 4th season at Manchester United. [August 2007]
Starting his first season at Old Trafford. [August 2004]
Became a father for the 3rd time at age 30 when his wife Coleen Rooney gave birth to their son Kit Joseph Rooney on January 24, 2016.
Met his wife, Coleen when they were in secondary school.
His wedding to Coleen Rooney cost $7 million.

Personal Quotes (3)

Don't think Sven [Sven-Göran Eriksson] has been a successful manager for 25 years and suddenly doesn't know where to play his players. He's the only one I see who reacts well - he knows it's part of football to have big disappointments.
[after a poor England performance against Algeria at the 2010 World Cup] Nice to see your own fans booing you. If that's what loyal support is... for fuck's sake.
One of my very few regrets is not to have been part of a successful England tournament side.

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