Wayne Mark Rooney was born on October 24, 1985, in Croxteth Town, Liverpool, England. He is the son of the couple Thomas Rooney and Jeanette Marie. Rooney’s parents are Irish citizens who migrated to Liverpool, England, to get a better life.
Rooney has two younger brothers who also have a hobby of playing football named Graham Rooney and John Rooney. Since his childhood, Rooney has loved football very much. This was followed by the fact that his ball was once getting confiscated by his teacher at school.
Getting angry, Rooney then damaged the science laboratory equipment. He was then suspended for several days after being proven guilty.
When he was nine years old, Rooney was discovered by Everton’s talent mix, Bob Pendleton. He was then asked to join Everton in 1996.
After playing nicely with the junior team, his growing talent made him able to enter the main team in 2002. Scoring 15 goals in 67 appearances with Everton, Rooney attracted Manchester United.
At a cost of around 25.6 million euros, Rooney officially became part of the red devil squad in 2004. His fee became the highest price for a player who was still under 20 years old. At that time, Rooney was only 18 years old
Rooney made his debut with Manchester United in the 2004/05 season, when Manchester United faced Fenerbache in the European Champions League. He scored a hat trick in Manchester United’s 6-2 victory over the Turkish team.
In the 2006 League Cup event, Rooney successfully scored two goals when MU managed to complete the resistance of Wigan Athletic with a score of 4-0. In the 2005/06 season, he scored 16 goals in 36 Premier League matches.
Rooney started the 2006/07 season with a less than optimal performance. But his appearance improved again after a while. He was even able to score a hat trick against Bolton Wanderers and closed the season with a score of 14 goals.
In the 2007/08 season, Rooney missed several matches after suffering an injury. Even so, he managed to score 18 goals and presented the European Champions League title to Manchester United.
Rooney became the youngest player in history to be able to play as many as 200 matches when he went through the match against Balckburn Rovers in October 2008. In 2009, Rooney scored the last goal of the season against Tottenham Hotspurs. Overall, this Englishman successfully scored the ball 20 times.
In February 2011, Wayne Rooney appeared in the Derby against Manchester City. In the match, he scored a beautiful goal that would not be forgotten throughout his career. Receiving feedback from his colleagues, Rooney managed to break down the goal of The Citizen through acrobatic action.
The goal immediately became deadly Manchester United’s victory over city rivals.
The 2011/12 season, Rooney helped Manchester United beat Arsenal with a score of 8-2. He scored a hat trick and also recorded his 150th goal for Manchester United. The next match when MU faced Bolton, Rooney also managed to contribute 3 goals in their 5-0 win.
In 2013, Rooney did a hair transplant after his head had baldness. At that time, Rooney visited a clinic in London to improve his appearance.
In the 2014/15 season, Rooney was given the task to be the captain of the team by Louis van Gaal after two senior names such as Patrick Evra and Nemanja Vidic decided to leave. On September 14, 2014, Rooney managed to score a goal at Queens Park Rangers. His goal had its own historical record after matching the score of the Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry who had collected 175 goals throughout his career in the Premier League.
Until finally in the 2017/18 season, Rooney decided to return to Everton. For a season playing at his old club, Rooney flew to Uncle Sam’s country to join DC United.
With DC United, Rooney signed a contract until 2021.
Until now, Wayne Rooney has won numerous prestigious titles such as the English Premier League, English League Cup, FA Cup, European Champions League, and the World Cup.