Wayne Rooney

Born: October 24, 1985 (age 31)

Height: 5'9" (176cm)

Hometown: Liverpool, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Striker
Team: Manchester United (no. 10)
Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney kicks the ball during the English League Cup third round football match between Manchester United and Ipswich Town at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England on September 23, 2015.
Career History
Youth1996-2002Everton
Senior2002-2004Everton
2004-Manchester United
International2003-England
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Manchester United's Wayne Rooney during the Premier League match against Southampton on May 17, 2017
Gary Neville "surprised" by Wayne Rooney transfer uncertainty
Gary Neville warns former club Manchester United that their pre-season plans could be "clogged up" if they allow the uncertainty over captain Wayne Rooney to continue.
14:48
Wayne Rooney applauds after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on May 21, 2017
We've said goodbye to John Terry, but what about Wayne Rooney?
Following John Terry's 26th-minute guard of honour Chelsea farewell, Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney is set to leave his club with less fanfare.
10:51
Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney warms up ahead of the Europa League match against Celta Vigo on May 11, 2017
Ryan Giggs: 'Wayne Rooney could stay at Manchester United if he adapts role'
Ryan Giggs believes that Wayne Rooney still has a role to play at Manchester United, but only if he is willing to compromise.
Jun 27, 10:32
Wayne Rooney applauds after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on May 21, 2017
Sven-Goran Eriksson urges Wayne Rooney to consider China
Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson says that Wayne Rooney "would have a positive experience" if the Manchester United captain decided to move to China.
Jun 25, 11:56
 Frank Lampard of England appeals after his goal is disallowed during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Round of Sixteen match between Germany and England at Free State Stadium on June 27, 2010
Frank Lampard urges John Terry, Wayne Rooney to consider MLS move
Former England midfielder Frank Lampard urges John Terry and Wayne Rooney to consider a move to the MLS this summer.
Jun 25, 10:48
Manchester United's Wayne Rooney during the Premier League match against Southampton on May 17, 2017
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney struggling to find new club?
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney is reportedly struggling to find a new club, despite his future appearing to be away from Old Trafford.
Jun 24, 10:50
Wayne Rooney applauds after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on May 21, 2017
Peter Crouch: 'Wayne Rooney has been undervalued'
England and Manchester United's all-time record scorer Wayne Rooney deserves more credit for what he has achieved during his career to date, according to Peter Crouch.
Jun 20, 17:38
Wayne Rooney applauds after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on May 21, 2017
Wayne Rooney 'begins pre-season training early despite Man United future in doubt'
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney reportedly begins pre-season training early, despite his club future seemingly uncertain.
Jun 19, 19:09
Wayne Rooney applauds after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on May 21, 2017
Stoke City: 'Wayne Rooney not a transfer target'
Stoke City chief executive Tony Scholes brands rumours linking his club with a move for Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney "wild speculation".
Jun 16, 10:46
Wayne Rooney applauds after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on May 21, 2017
Report: Stoke City not in Wayne Rooney race
A report claims that Stoke City are not interested in signing Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney this summer.
Jun 14, 13:52
Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney rues a missed chance during his side's Premier League clash with Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on May 7, 2017
Manchester United hint at Wayne Rooney departure on Facebook?
Manchester United hint that Wayne Rooney will leave the club this summer by making an adjustment to their Facebook page.
Jun 14, 10:13
Hugo Lloris of France acknowledges the fans after defeating Honduras 3-0 during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group E match between France and Honduras at Estadio Beira-Rio on June 15, 2014
Raphael Varane, Didier Deschamps back Hugo Lloris after howler
Didier Deschamps reveals that Hugo Lloris will start against England in Tuesday night's friendly, four days on from a costly howler in the defeat to Sweden.
Jun 12, 21:17
England's midfielder Dele Alli (L) vies against France's midfielder Blaise Matuidi during the friendly football match between England and France at Wembley Stadium in west London on November 17, 2015
Preview: France vs. England
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's international friendly between France and England at the Stade de France in Paris.
Jun 12, 19:35
Harry Kane in action during an England training session on March 22, 2016
Harry Kane to retain England captaincy for France game
England manager Gareth Southgate confirms that Harry Kane will once again captain the team during Tuesday's international friendly with France in Paris.
Jun 12, 13:40
Harry Kane of England celebrates after scoring on his debut during the EURO 2016 Qualifier match between England and Lithuania at Wembley Stadium on March 27, 2015
Report: Harry Kane to become permanent England captain
Gareth Southgate is reportedly looking to give Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane the England captaincy on a long-term basis.
Jun 12, 09:28
Harry Kane in action during an England training session on March 22, 2016
Hugo Lloris: 'Harry Kane always destined to be England captain'
Hugo Lloris expects Harry Kane to become "one of the best strikers for England" and backs his Tottenham Hotspur teammate to thrive in his role as captain.
Jun 11, 15:19
England captain Wayne Rooney in action during his side's World Cup qualifier against Scotland at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Steven Gerrard tips Wayne Rooney to make England's World Cup squad
Steven Gerrard expects to see former international teammate Wayne Rooney at the World Cup next year should England qualify, citing his experience as the main reason why.
Jun 10, 20:27
England's midfielder Adam Lallana attends a training session at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte on June 23, 2014
Adam Lallana 'delighted' Harry Kane is England captain
Liverpool star Adam Lallana congratulates Harry Kane for becoming England captain.
Jun 9, 21:16
Harry Kane of England celebrates after scoring on his debut during the EURO 2016 Qualifier match between England and Lithuania at Wembley Stadium on March 27, 2015
Harry Kane to captain England in Scotland showdown
Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane is to captain England when the Three Lions take on Scotland at Hampden Park.
Jun 9, 19:52
Wayne Rooney applauds after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on May 21, 2017
Wayne Rooney to see out Manchester United contract?
Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney is reportedly considering seeing out his current £250,000-a-week deal at Old Trafford.
Jun 9, 00:58
Alvaro Morata celebrates scoring his side's first goal during the Euro 2016 Group D match between Spain and Turkey on July 17, 2016
Manchester United 'offer £60m for Alvaro Morata'
A report claims that Manchester United will make a final bid of £60m for Alvaro Morata as they attempt to land the Real Madrid forward this summer.
Jun 8, 10:36
Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk in action during his side's Premier League clash with Hull City at the KCOM Stadium on November 6, 2016
The Back Pages: Thursday's newspapers
Peruse the back pages of today's newspapers in the UK and across Europe.
Jun 8, 10:13
Wayne Rooney applauds after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on May 21, 2017
Wayne Rooney 'unwilling to take pay cut' to seal Everton move
A report claims that Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney is pricing himself out an emotional return to Everton in this summer's transfer window.
Jun 8, 09:53
Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford celebrates with Wayne Rooney and Anthony Martial after scoring during the FA Cup third round clash with Reading at Old Trafford on January 7, 2017
Marcus Rashford: 'Wayne Rooney's England career is far from over'
Marcus Rashford insists that Manchester United and England teammate Wayne Rooney still has lots to offer at international level despite being left out of the latest squad.
Jun 7, 14:22
Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera in action during his side's FA Cup fifth round clash with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on February 19, 2017
Ander Herrera vows to 'make Manchester United fans proud'
Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera reveals that the secret to his "best season" for the club is down to talks held with manager Jose Mourinho last summer.
Jun 5, 15:04
Manchester United's Wayne Rooney during the Premier League match against Southampton on May 17, 2017
Wayne Rooney to be offered up in Romelu Lukaku deal?
Manchester United will reportedly offer up Wayne Rooney as part of a deal to bring in Romelu Lukaku from Everton.
Jun 3, 20:57
Wayne Rooney applauds after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on May 21, 2017
Gareth Southgate: 'Wayne Rooney has decisions to make about his future'
Gareth Southgate says that Wayne Rooney has "decisions to make" about his club future, but that his England career "doesn't have to be" over.
May 30, 11:13
Nathaniel Clyne of Liverpool turns away after scoring the opening goal during the Capital One Cup Fourth Round match between Liverpool and AFC Bournemouth at Anfield on October 28, 2015 in Liverpool, England.
Liverpool's Nathaniel Clyne out of England squad due to back injury
Nathaniel Clyne pulls out of the England squad for games against Scotland and France due to a back injury.
May 30, 10:51
England captain Wayne Rooney in action during his side's World Cup qualifier against Scotland at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Steve Holland: 'Wayne Rooney still has England future'
England assistant manager Steve Holland insists that the door will "never" be closed for Wayne Rooney at international level, despite being left out of the latest squad.
May 29, 14:23
Wayne Rooney applauds after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on May 21, 2017
Bryan Robson 'would be surprised if Wayne Rooney stayed at Manchester United'
Manchester United legend Bryan Robson admits that he would be "very surprised" if Wayne Rooney stayed at the club beyond the close season.
May 28, 14:25
Wayne Rooney applauds after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on May 21, 2017
Stoke City 'prepare £45m move for Wayne Rooney'
Stoke City reportedly plot an ambitious £45m bid to sign Wayne Rooney from Manchester United.
May 28, 08:10
Ross Barkley in action for Everton on September 30, 2016
Why Ross Barkley should stay at Everton
Ross Barkley is currently being linked with a move away from Everton, but the midfielder may be best suited to signing a new contract at Goodison Park.
May 27, 14:27
Enner Valencia in action for Everton against Arsenal on December 13, 2016
Everton 'to walk away from deal to sign Enner Valencia'
Everton have reportedly pulled out of a move to sign Enner Valencia from West Ham United on a permanent deal and will now pursue other options.
May 26, 22:22
Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera in action during his side's FA Cup fifth round clash with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on February 19, 2017
Manchester United 'laugh off Ander Herrera reports'
A report claims that Manchester United are unconcerned by Barcelona's reported interest in Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera.
May 26, 16:39
Manchester United's Wayne Rooney during the Premier League match against Southampton on May 17, 2017
Wayne Rooney: Future is "more or less" decided
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney admits that he has "more or less" decided his future at the club.
May 25, 16:05
England Under-21s manager Gareth Southgate looks on during his side's match against Croatia Under-21 on October 10, 2014
Gareth Southgate: 'Wayne Rooney omitted due to good form of other players'
Gareth Southgate defends his decision to leave Wayne Rooney out of the England squad, which he claims is due to the "good form" of other players.
May 25, 15:50
England captain Wayne Rooney in action during his side's World Cup qualifier against Scotland at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Wayne Rooney left out of England squad
Captain Wayne Rooney is left out of England's squad to face Scotland and France next month.
May 25, 12:01
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and captain Wayne Rooney celebrate after winning the EFL Cup against Southampton at Wembley on February 26, 2017
Jose Mourinho: 'I would be very happy if Wayne Rooney stays'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho insists that he would be "very happy" if Wayne Rooney stayed at the club this summer.
May 24, 22:50
Manchester United's Chris Smalling in action against Southampton on May 17, 2017
Team News: Chris Smalling starts, Sergio Romero keeps place for Manchester United's Europa final
Chris Smalling is selected ahead of Phil Jones for Manchester United's Europa League final against Ajax, while Sergio Romero keeps his place in goal.
May 24, 18:39
England captain Wayne Rooney in action during his side's World Cup qualifier against Scotland at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Manchester United's Wayne Rooney 'to be left out of England squad'
England captain Wayne Rooney will reportedly be left out of Gareth Southgate's squad for games against Scotland and France.
May 24, 11:28



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