Manchester United Legend Wayne Rooney Announces Retirement


Manchester United and England’s all time goalscorer Wayne Rooney has announced his retirement from football following his permanent appointment as Derby County manager.


Wazza has 313 goals in 764 appearances in club football for Everton, DC United, Derby County and of course Man United. His England career reached 53 goals in 120 appearances becoming the highest Three Lions goalscorer ever in the process.


The all time great’s trophy cabinet is jam packed with 5 Premier League titles, 1 Champions League, 1 FA Cup, 4 League Cups, 1 FIFA Club World Cup, 1 Europa League and 4 Community Shields. His personal awards included 1 Premier League Player of the Year and a Fifa Club World Cup Golden Boot.


Surprisingly, Wayne has never won a Premier League Golden Boot but is the 2nd all time goalscorer in the English topflight with 208 goals.


Rooney’s son, Kai, has recently signed a deal with Man United to follow in his father’s footsteps.


In terms of his managing career, he has signed a two and a half year deal as Derby manager who currently sit in the relegation zone of the Championship after sacking Phillip Cocu on the 14th November last year.


Wayne Rooney will go down as an all time great not just in England but around the world.


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