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Wayne Rooney Biography & Latest News

Wayne Rooney Biography

Wayne Mark Rooney is an English footballer who plays as a striker for Manchester United and the England national team. Celebrated as one of the hottest prospects in the football world, Rooney entered the spotlight after breaking into the English side at 17, and has since then shown immense potential to stay at the top of the game for years to come. Rooney came up through the ranks in the Everton academy and claimed international fame after scoring a last-minute winning goal against Arsenal. Then just 16, he became the youngest goalscorer in Premier League history in the process. Having shown vigorous strength and skill beyond his years, he was signed on by Manchester United for £25.6 million - the highest fee ever paid for a player under 20 years old. The powerful frontman lived up to the hype by scoring a hat-trick on his debut in 2004 over Fenerbache in the Champions League and helping United win three straight Premier League titles between 2006-2009, while also reaping individual plaudits. Rooney was United's top league scorer that season with 11 goals, and was credited with the PFA Young Player of the Year award. The 2009-10 season proved to be the highlight of Rooney's career. He played 42 games for United that season with an astonishing score of 34 goals to his credit, following which he was awarded the PFA Players' Player of the Year and the FWA Footballer of the Year awards.
Basic Player Info
Full Name Wayne Rooney
Nationality England
Position Attacker
Current Club Manchester United
Shirt Number 10
Career
Clubs
Manchester United Aug 2004 - Present
Everton Aug 2002 - Aug 2004
National
England Jan 2003 - Nov 2016
Stats
Clubs
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Manchester United
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2016/2017 Premier League 17 2 5 5 0 924
UEFA Europa League 5 2 3 0 0 355
League Cup 4 0 0 1 0 250
FA Cup 2 1 1 0 0 180
Community Shield 1 0 1 0 0 88
2015/2016 Premier League 28 8 6 4 0 2409
UEFA Champions League 6 4 0 0 0 534
FA Cup 5 2 0 2 0 390
League Cup 2 1 0 0 0 155
2014/2015 Premier League 33 12 5 5 1 2877
FA Cup 4 2 1 0 0 360
2013/2014 Premier League 29 17 9 8 0 2449
UEFA Champions League 9 2 5 0 0 767
League Cup 2 0 0 0 0 102
2012/2013 Premier League 27 12 10 7 0 2017
UEFA Champions League 6 1 3 0 0 461
FA Cup 3 3 0 0 0 270
League Cup 1 0 0 0 0 76
2011/2012 Premier League 34 27 5 1 0 2838
UEFA Champions League 4 2 1 1 0 360
UEFA Europa League 3 3 1 0 0 270
Community Shield 1 0 1 0 0 90
FA Cup 1 2 0 0 0 90
2010/2011 Premier League 28 11 11 5 0 2228
UEFA Champions League 9 4 2 0 0 803
FA Cup 2 1 0 1 0 134
Community Shield 1 0 1 0 0 45
2009/2010 Premier League 32 26 5 6 0 2721
UEFA Champions League 7 5 2 2 0 486
League Cup 3 2 0 0 0 228
FA Cup 1 0 0 0 0 90
Community Shield 1 1 0 0 0 120
2008/2009 Premier League 30 12 8 8 2 2265
UEFA Champions League 13 4 3 2 0 954
FA Cup 2 1 0 0 0 91
UEFA Super Cup 1 0 0 0 0 90
2007/2008 Premier League 27 12 0 8 0 2183
UEFA Champions League 11 4 0 1 0 865
2006/2007 Premier League 35 14 0 5 0 2927
UEFA Champions League 12 4 0 1 0 1062
2005/2006 Premier League 36 16 0 8 0 3075
UEFA Champions League 5 1 0 2 2 426
2004/2005 Premier League 29 11 0 7 0 2184
Total 512 232 89 90 5 41289
Everton
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National
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England
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2018 Russia WC Qualification Europe 4 0 1 1 0 287
2016 France EC Qualification 8 7 1 0 0 670
European Championship 4 1 0 0 0 288
2014 Brazil WC Qualification Europe 6 7 1 1 0 472
World Cup 3 1 1 0 0 194
2012 Poland/Ukraine EC Qualification 7 3 0 2 1 582
European Championship 2 1 0 0 0 207
2010 South Africa WC Qualification Europe 9 9 0 0 0 760
World Cup 4 0 0 0 0 342
2008 Austria/Switzerland EC Qualification 6 2 0 3 0 496
2006 Germany WC Qualification Europe 7 0 0 2 0 601
World Cup 4 0 0 0 1 253
2004 Portugal EC Qualification 6 2 0 0 0 368
European Championship 4 4 0 1 0 257
Total 74 37 4 10 2 5777

Wayne Rooney Latest News & Articles

Why Premier League teams struggle in the UEFA Champions League
Why Premier League teams struggle in the UEFA Champions League
Analysis on why Premier League clubs, after dominating Europe for such a long time, are struggling to match the other European giants.
Daily transfer news and rumours roundup - 18th February 2017
Daily transfer news and rumours roundup - 18th February 2017
A quick look at the latest transfer news from across Europe.
5 reasons why Manchester United can win the Europa League this season
5 reasons why Manchester United can win the Europa League this season
Their Premier League prospects seem jaded - but here's why the odds are stacked in Mourinho's favour for a successful European campaign.
EPL 2016/17: Top 10 highest paid players in the Premier League
EPL 2016/17: Top 10 highest paid players in the Premier League
Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea dominate the list of top paid players in the Premier League
I'm as good as Wayne Rooney, claims Usain Bolt
I'm as good as Wayne Rooney, claims Usain Bolt
Bolt also claimed to be a combination of Ronaldo and Messi in the past.
I-League 2017: East Bengal striker Willis Plaza receives unlikely gift from Manchester United's Wayne Rooney
I-League 2017: East Bengal striker Willis Plaza receives unlikely gift from Manchester United's Wayne Rooney
Plaza is confident that he will score two goals in the derby.
Sir Alex Ferguson's double-winning Manchester United squad - Where are they now?
Sir Alex Ferguson's double-winning Manchester United squad - Where are they now?
These are all the players that won a double with Manchester United. How many of them do you still remember?
Manchester United to sanction star player's sale to accommodate Antoine Griezmann
Manchester United to sanction star player's sale to accommodate Antoine Griezmann
According to The Independent, the France international has a 100 million buyout clause in his contract at Atletico Madrid.
Stats: Players who have scored 100+ Premier League goals
Stats: Players who have scored 100+ Premier League goals
Peter Crouch joined Premier League history after he became the 26th man to score 100 goals in the Premier League this week.
EPL 2016/17: Manchester United 0-0 Hull, Player Ratings
EPL 2016/17: Manchester United 0-0 Hull, Player Ratings
Another frustrating night at Old Trafford for the Manchester United faithful.
5 U-23 footballers who would be a perfect fit at Manchester United
5 U-23 footballers who would be a perfect fit at Manchester United
The kind of talents that could excite Manchester United fans and Jose Mourinho.
FA Cup 2016/17: Manchester United 4-0 Wigan Athletic, Player Ratings
FA Cup 2016/17: Manchester United 4-0 Wigan Athletic, Player Ratings
Manchester United cruised to a 4-0 victory over Wigan in the fourth round of the FA Cup.
FA Cup 2016/17: Manchester United 4-0 Wigan Atheltic - 5 Talking Points
FA Cup 2016/17: Manchester United 4-0 Wigan Atheltic - 5 Talking Points
Manchester United cruise to victory after a shaky first half.
Manchester United transfer rumour: Jose Mourinho ready to let Wayne Rooney leave for China
Manchester United transfer rumour: Jose Mourinho ready to let Wayne Rooney leave for China
The Chinese clubs have identified their next target as Wayne Rooney.
Transfer Rumour: Wayne Rooney open to Old Trafford exit for £1m-a-week wages in China
Transfer Rumour: Wayne Rooney open to Old Trafford exit for £1m-a-week wages in China
Wayne Rooney is Manchester United's all-time leading goalscorer.
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