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Getting to Know - Wayne Rooney

Getting to Know - Wayne Rooney
A series where we, as the title suggest; get to know those within the Manchester United camp.

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 -
Copplehouse Boys
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
2003- England

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.

Writer:Charlie Bacchus
Date:Thursday August 6 2015
Time: 8:52PM

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