England and Manchester United footballer, Wayne Rooney was born on October 24, 1985.
Rooney was the youngest footballer to have played for the English team until beaten by Theo Walcott. However, Rooney remains England’s youngest ever goalscorer.
Rooney has scored 131 goals for Manchester United in 256 appearances.
In June 2011, he visited the Harley Street Hair Clinic and had a hair transplant. Now we know a Rooney that is not bald.
It was announced in July 2011, that Wayne Rooney’s jersey was the best-selling sports product that is under the auspices of the Premier League. Manchester United sold, during the 2009–10 season, between 1.2 million and one and a half million shirts and it is estimated that of that, Rooney’s name was printed on several hundred thousand. The account is taken from official jerseys sales across the globe, not just in England.
Rooney is married to Coleen Rooney (née McLoughlin). The couple has a son and is expecting another baby.
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