June 18, 2024

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A Short Biography of Famous Soccer Player – Wayne Rooney

His full name is Wayne Mark Rooney. He was born Croxteth, Liverpool, England on 24 October 1985. He is a professional soccer player who plays for his national team of England and for Premier League club Manchester United. His playing position in the field is as a striker. From his early age, his aptitude on the arena was hard to overlook. In his age of 9, Rooney caught the consideration of a scout with the Everton Football Club.

During his soccer career with some clubs, Rooney played for Everton (2002-2004) with 67 appearances, and for Manchester United (2004- ) with 189 appearances. Alex Ferguson ever said about him: “I am very excited, I think we have got the best young player this country has seen in the past 30 years”.

With his national team, he made his first appearance in 2003. And at UEFA Euro 2004, Rooney became the competition’s youngest goals corer for a short time. Rooney is regularly chosen for the England side and also attributed at the 2006 FIFA World Cup and the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Some of his honors with club of Manchester United are Premier League (2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2008-2009), League Cup (2005-2006, 2009-2010), FA Community Shield (2007, 2010), UEFA Champions League (2007-2008), FIFA Club World Cup (2008). And as individual player, he won BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year (2002), Bravo Award (2003), UEFA Euro 2004, FIFPro World Young Player of the Year (2004-2005), Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year (2005-2006, 2009-2010), FWA Footballer of the Year (2009-2010), PFA Players’ Player of the Year (2009-2010), PFA Young Player of the Year (2004-2005, 2005-2006), PFA Fans’ Player of the Year (2005-2006, 2009-2010), PFA Premier League Team of the Year (2005-2006, 2009-2010), FA Premier League Player of the Month (2005, 2006, 2007, 2010), Barclays Player of the Season (2009-2010), FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball (2008), and England Player of the Year (2008, 2009).