- Name: Wayne Rooney
- Age: 31 years old
- Height: 5ft 9in (176 cm)
- Occupation: Soccer Player
- Net Worth: US $150 Million
- Status: Alive
Wayne Mark Rooney is an English professional soccer player. He’s the captain of Manchester United and England’s national football team. Rooney stands 5ft 9in and plays the forward or midfielder position. He was born to parents Jeanette and Wayne Sr. on October 24, 1985 in Croxteth, Liverpool. He has two younger siblings, John and Graham. Rooney attended Our Lady & St. Swithin’s RC primary school. He continued his education at De La Salle Academy in Liverpool.
Rooney began his youth career with Everton F.C. Reserves and Academy in 1996. He was recruited at the age of 9 following an impressive scoring record with a local junior league team. Rooney worked his way through the youth division and made the under-19 squad at the age of 15. He helped the team advance to the 2002 FA Youth Cup final where they lost to Aston Villa. Rooney made his senior debut with Everton F.C. in 2002. He was honored with the BBC Sports Young Personality of the Year award a few months later. In 2003, he became the youngest player to represent England’s national team.
Rooney transferred to Manchester United in 2004 and quickly became one of the club’s top goalscorer. He’s won five Premiere League titles, a UEFA championship, and two Football League Cups. Rooney won his first FIFA Club World Cup in 2008, defeating LDU Quito. In 2010, he was named PFA Player of the Year and FWA Footballer of the Year. Rooney is endorsed by big names like Nike and EA Sports. He also had a business relationship with Coca-Cola which ended in 2011.
Wayne Rooney has a net worth of $150 million and a yearly salary of $26 million. He signed a four-year contract extension with Manchester United in 2014 valued at $104 million. He’s ranked among the highest paid soccer player behind Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Neymar. Rooney married ‘Coleen McLoughlin’ in 2008 and they have three children, Kai Wayne, Klay Anthony, and Kit Joseph.
Wayne Rooney Age, Birthday, Married
- Birth Name: Wayne Mark Rooney
- Birthday: October 24, 1985
- How Old : Age: 31 years old
- Place of Birth: Croxteth, Liverpool, England
- Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 9in (176 cm)
- Occupation: Professional Soccer Player
- Years Active: 2000-present
- Net Worth : Salary: US $150 Million
- Marriage(s): Coleen McLoughlin
- Death-O-Meter: Alive
- Official Site: officialwaynerooney.com