Wayne Rooney Biography

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By: Evan McDonald Teacher: Mitchell Rough Draft Wayne Rooney Wayne Mark Rooney was born on October 24th 1985 in Liverpool. He is the star striker for the national soccer team of England, and he also plays for the club Manchester United. He scores goals quite often and is well known for his power, pace and agility. He is also very passionate and puts his all in everything that he does. With these tools Wayne Rooney has the potential to become one of the greatest soccer players of his time. Rooney was the first child of three from is parents Thomas Wayne and Jeannette Marie Rooney. His was raised in Croxteth with his two brothers Graeme and John. All three brothers went to De La Salle School Community College.…show more content…
His first match back was against Fulham on December 3rd. Rooney missed ten games and finished the 2007-08 season with 18 goals as United won both the Premier League and the Champions League. Where they defeated their league rivals Chelsea in the games first-ever all-English final. On October 4th 2008 Manchester United Beat Blackburn Rovers. Rooney was the youngest player in league history to make 200 appearances. On January 14th Rooney scored the only goal 54 seconds into the game against Wigan Athletic. Rooney limped off the field with a hamstring ailment after eight minutes into the match. So they subbed in Carlos Tevez but he also got injured several minutes after he entered but stayed on the field. Rooney was out for about three weeks. Rooney ended the season with 20 goals in all the matches he had played behind Ronaldo who had the most goals for the season. Rooney's start of the new year of 2009 got off to great scoring ways getting a goal in the 90th minute of the 2009 Community Shield even though United lost the game to Chelsea because of getting too many penalties. He then scored the only goal of the opening game of the 2009-10 season against Birmingham City giving him a total of 99 goals. He didn’t get to score in the next game when they lost to Burnley. On August 22nd 2009 he became the 20th Manchester United player to have scored over 100 goals for the club because Rooney scored twice

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