|Wayne Rooney Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||October 24, 1985|
Wayne Rooney is an English professional football manager and former player who spent much of his playing career as a forward while also being used in various midfield roles. He has also served as the manager of the EFL Championship club Derby County. In February 2003, he made his senior international debut for England when he was 17 and became England’s youngest ever goalscorer. He also played at UEFA Euro 2004 and scored 4 goals, hence, becoming the youngest goalscorer in the history of the European Championship. Considered to be one of the best players of his generation, he has been the record goalscorer for both the England national team and Manchester United. He has won the England Player of the Year award 4 times, in 2008, 2009, 2014, and 2015.
Wayne Mark Rooney
Croxteth, Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Wayne attended primary school at Our Lady and St Swithin.
After graduating, he went to De La Salle Humanities College.
Former Professional Football Player, Professional Football Manager
- Father – Thomas Wayne Rooney
- Mother – Jeanette Marie Rooney
- Siblings – Graeme Rooney (Brother), John Rooney (Brother)
- Others – Richard Rooney (Paternal Grandfather), Mavis Wright (Paternal Grandmother), William Morrey (Maternal Grandfather), Patricia “Pat” Fitzsimmons (Maternal Grandmother)
Wayne Rooney is currently signed to Manchester United (Old Trafford).
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth had been $170 Million.
5 ft 9 in or 176 cm
83 kg or 182 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Wayne Rooney has dated –
- Laura Simpson – He was previously involved with Laura Simpson.
- Gina McCarrick – Rooney had an encounter with Gina McCarrick for a short period.
- Jenny Thompson – Back in the days, Wayne had an encounter with the British model Jenny Thompson.
- Helen Wood – English former television personality, columnist, and former escort Helen Wood and Wayne hooked up in the past.
- Coleen Rooney (2002-Present) – Wayne commenced dating Coleen McLoughlin in May 2002. Their love story began when they left secondary school, at the age of 16. After almost a year of being in a relationship, the couple got engaged on October 1, 2003. They got married five years later on June 12, 2008. The couple has 4 sons including Kai Wayne (born November 2, 2009), Klay Anthony (born May 21, 2013), Kit Joseph Rooney (born January 24, 2016). Their 4th son was born in 2018.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Irish descent.
His hair turned ‘Light Brown’ with time.
- Typical English looks (Very white skin, light brown hair, blue eyes)
- One of the best English players
- Great athletic build
- Playing style
8-M (US) or 12 (UK)
10 (US) or 9 (UK) or 43 (EU)
Wayne has signed several endorsement contracts with Nike, Nokia, Asda, Ford, and Coca-Cola.
He also appeared in a TV commercial for Turkish Airlines in 2012.
Best Known For
His scoring abilities that have led Manchester United to 5 Primer League titles, one Champions League title and one FIFA Club World Cup title
Wayne Rooney Favorite Things
- Food – Spaghetti Bolognese
- Music – Rap
- Artists – 50 Cent and Eminem
- TV Shows – Only Food and Horses
- Books – Harry Potter
- Movie – Grease
- Band – Stereophonics
Source – SportsKeeda.com, Manchester United Official
Wayne Rooney Facts
- Wayne started playing for Everton’s youth team at the age of 9. He made his first professional debut for the senior team in 2002, at the age of 16.
- Rooney signed a deal with Manchester United when he was 18. The transfer fee was £25.6 million.
- Rooney won the PFA (Player of the Year Award) in 2009/2010.
- Wayne captained England’s national team first time in 2012.
- John Rooney, Wayne’s brother is also a professional football player.
- On his debut game for Manchester United in the Champions League, Rooney scored a hat-trick against the Turkish team Fenerbahce.
- Rooney was the fifth highest-paid player in the world having an annual income of $32.6 million, as per a March 2012 report.
- He could have played for Ireland because he has Irish ancestry, but he chose to play for England.
- Rooney was a big fan of FC Everton and FC Celtic as a child. Still, to this day, he admires these two football clubs.
- In his first professional season in Everton, Wayne wore the number 18 shirt.
- On January 21, 2017, he became the first Manchester United player to score 250 goals.
- In July 2021, Rooney went to a private party in a hotel room with 2 of his friends and some young women. The leaked images from the party were doing the rounds on social media after which Wayne apologized to his family and Derby County.