Friday, April 20, 2012

Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney is a British soccer player. He is currently a striker for the English Premier League team Manchester United. He previously played for Everton, from 2002-04, before transferring to Manchester. The team won two Champions League trophies (2008 and 2009) since Rooney joined.

Rooney is also a England international, debuting in senior competition at age 18 in the Euro 2004. By scoring in that competition he became England's youngest scorer. 

He also represented England in 2006 and 2010 World Cups.  Rooney is regarded as one of his country's best players.

Born: October 24, 1985 in Croxteth, Liverpool
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 175 lbs
Website: Twitter 

Achievements/Career Highlights:
  • England Player of the Year, 2008 and 2009
  • Third highest paid footballer, after Messi and Ronaldo. He earns 20 million euros a year
  • EUFA Euro 2004 Team of the Tournament
  • Golden Boot Landmark Award, 2010
  • FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball, 2008
  • Premier League Player of the Month (multiple)

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