Getting to Know - Wayne Rooney
Name - Wayne Mark Rooney
Date of Birth - 24th October 1985
Place of Birth - Croxteth, Liverpool, England
Position - Forward
Height - 1.76m (5ft 9 in)
Youth Career -
1996-2002 - Everton
Senior Career -
2002-2004 - Everton
2004+ Manchester United
International Career -
2000-2001 - England U15
2001-2002 - England U17
2002-2003 - England U19
Interesting Facts -
1 - Rooney spent two years at Everton, before moving to Manchester United for a fee of £25.6 million in the summer transfer window of 2004.
2 - Since Rooney`s transfer, Manchester United has won the Premier League trophy five times, the Champions League once, the League Cup twice and the FIFA Club World Cup once.
3 - Rooney scored his 200th goal for United in September 2013. He is also currently the third-highest goal scorer in history.
4 - Rooney made his debut for the England squad in 2003, aged just 17. This made Rooney the youngest person to play for England, a record since broken by Theo Walcott.
5 - As of June 2015, Rooney has earned 105 caps which makes him the eighth most-capped player in England`s football history.