When Was Wayne Rooney Born? posted by Football
Born October 24, 1985, Wayne Rooney is a footballer from England, who captains the national football team of England and Manchester United. He mainly plays at the forward position. In 2002, when he was sixteen years old, Rooney made his debut in professional football, playing for the Everton youth team. After that, two seasons were spent playing for Merseyside club, and eventually a transfer window moved him to Manchester United in 2004, and he has been playing for this team since then. In 2003, when Rooney was only 17, he played his first international game, making him the youngest player representing England and the youngest ever to score a goal. In 2004, playing UEFA Euro, Rooney scored four goals, which made him the youngest goal scorer in the European Championship as well.
While Rooney played for Manchester United, the team has won the League Cup two times, the FIFA Club World Cup once, the UEFA Champions League once, and the Premier League five times. Rooney scored the 200th goal of his career in September 2013, while playing for his team. Presently his score stands at 219 goals, which makes him the third highest goal scorer in the Manchester United team ever.
At the International level, Rooney is considered the best player in England's team and he has featured in the World Cup games of 2006, 2010, and 2014. In 2008 and 2009, he won the England Player of the Year award. In his football career, Rooney has accumulated 99 international caps and made 43 goals, as of October 2014, making him the fourth-highest goal scorer in England's football history. However, he has been sent off the field twice, making him the player most red carded along with David Beckham. Rooney has won the Player of the Month of Premier League five times, and he has been awarded FWA Footballer of the Year, and PFA Players' Player of the Year in 2009-2010.Continue reading "When Was Wayne Rooney Born?"