Wayne Rooney - a legend of English football
Wayne Rooney - a legendary English footballer, who was in favor of "Manchester United" for over ten years. He was already 31 years old, so that gradually playing career is winding down. Wayne Rooney performs at position drawn by the attacker, but it can also play a central pure forward and can fall to the position of point guard, if necessary.
Wayne Rooney was born on October 21, 1985 in the English city of Liverpool, and at the age of eight years, has joined the academy a small club "Kopplahaus Boys", where he spent only one year, after which he moved to the Academy "Liverpool Skulboys". There he spent another year and at age ten he moved to "Everton", where he successfully view. There he began to train, to play for the youth of different age groups, and pretty soon the club knew what was in their hands was a real diamond. As a result, Wayne Rooney has signed with the club professional contract in 2003, but to perform at the highest level had begun in 2002.
The game of "Everton"
Wayne Rooney was still a 16-year-old boy when he received a call in the senior team, "Everton", where he earned a place in the starting lineup - was so great talent for this player. In his rookie season he played 37 games, scoring 8 goals in them. In the second season, he went on the field forty times, checking out another nine goals scored. During these two years, Wayne Rooney, photos of which began to emerge in all sports publications in Britain, showed that he is a real football genius. It began to count the whole England, and he attracted the attention of major clubs like his native country and other countries. However, it turned out the most attractive offer, "Manchester United" - the club paid for the 18-year-old player 37 million euros, which was a record transfer among the players so early age. As a result, in the summer of 2002 Wayne Rooney, whose biography is ultimately impress everyone was in the team "Manchester United". It is with this football club will connect all my life.
Go to the "Manchester United"
Wayne Rooney, whose history inspires today many British novice players, did not immediately gained a place in the starting lineup. However, already in the first season, he began to argue that the money spent on it, were not thrown in vain. He chop 17 goals already in the first season, playing 43 matches, and the second season he became a regular player base. To date, Rooney spent in the "Manchester United" has 12 full seasons, having played for the club 520 matches and scored 245 goals. By the number of goals scored ahead of Wayne absolutely all the players that have ever played for the club from Manchester, and the number of games played, he is second only three players - Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and Gary Neville. The latter, most likely, Rooney still has time to pass, as they are separated by only about forty games. But the backlog of Scholes is already 150 matches - to say nothing about Giggs, who has spent over the "Manchester United" as many as 887 games. Together with the club Rooney won three championships in England, one FA Cup and one Champions League, even in 2008. This season, Wayne Rooney has played 24 matches and scored four goals and gave 10 assists, but this is not as much as he would have liked - the reason is the new coach who does not always produces the legend and captain of the club, despite the fact that he is still in great shape and is a world-class striker. Rooney contract designed before 2019, but recently rumors that Wayne can leave the team.
Rumors about leaving
It's no secret that over the past two years, China has intensified in football - Chinese investors are buying up European clubs, entice European players in the Chinese championship huge salaries. And Rooney was one of their goals, as his strained relationship with coach give reason to think about what will be its future. However, Rooney himself recently made a public statement that he would not sign a contract with any of the Chinese clubs. He confirmed that in his address received offers, but they were all rejected, as Rooney remains faithful to the club, which spent virtually his entire career.
appearances for the national team
However, Rooney is a legend not only for his team but England. He made his debut there in February 2003, when he was only 17 years old and he has not yet made its sensational shift in the "Manchester United". Then Rooney came off the bench in a friendly against Australia - and has since been held for the team 119 games, scoring 53 goals and gave 22 assists. The number of matches Wayne loses only goalkeeper Peter Shilton, who played for England 125 matches. This means that Rooney left to play 7 more matches to become the undisputed champion team of all time. As for the number of goals scored, then Rooney is already the best of all time, as he walked around the legendary Sir Bobby Charlton on four goals.
Major tournaments in team
The first major tournament in which Rooney took part, was the 2004 European Championship, where he scored 4 goals and gave one assist in four games. At the World Cup 2006, he played four matches, but the team did not bring any benefit. European Championship 2008 Wayne was forced to miss, and the 2010 World Cup, he again failed to make any scoring action. Euro 2012 has begun for Rooney to injury because of which he missed the first two games - but the other two, he scored one goal. World Cup 2014 Rooney spent all three games, scoring one goal and one assist. As for the last European Championship in 2016 year, there are four times Rooney out on the field, and marked one assists. Not surprisingly, the result was made about such legendary players like Wayne Rooney film called "Rooney. On the other side of the head. "