Wayne Rooney was born in Liverpool on 24th of October 1985 and was brought up in Croxteth. His family included mother, Jeanette who worked at a local school, father Wayne and two younger brothers Graham and John. No doubt the whole Rooney family was Everton lovers. They stayed in a 3 bedroom house where Wayne's room was filled with Everton heroes. Rooney was only 9 years old when Bol Pendleton of Everton spotted the talented kid and included him in Everton Squad. Wayne progressed so swiftly that at the age of 15 he was playing for the under 19's team. Wayne never got time to acquire any GCSE because of football.
Rooney played for Everton when he was just 16 and shined since then when he scored a last minute goal against then champions, Arsenal. It was his first league goal and Arsenal gave up their chance of remaining unbeaten for their 31st match. After playing for Everton till he was 16, Wayne Rooney was signed by Manchester United to add a gem to the scout. Though they had to pay him a huge 27 million pounds for the Everton player, Manchester knew it was worth the amount. In his debut match for the club Rooney scored a hattrick against Fenerbahce in UEFA champions league. During the world cup 2006 Rooney was declared to be unfit for the matches as he had a broken feet. However weeks later when England decided to take him with the squad for any possibilities of his full recovery , Rooney's second scan gave a green signal to those possibilities. Rooney though not successfully, but appeared in the world cup matches. Rooney fans were more than happy to see him all energetic and controlling the ball.
Rooney has been in news a lot for his controversies, conduct and legal issues. His onfield image is that of a young blood an a bit impatient about things happening around. He Sarcastically applauded at referee Kim Milton Nielsen for what he thought was an unfair booking and was sent off during United Champions League. In an incident at the quarter finals against Portugal Rooney was sent off for stepping on Carvalloh's groin, which he later said was unintentional. Recently referee Rudd Bossen handed over a 23 page report of the ill conduct from the player to the English FA stating the reasons of his sending him off field in an earlier match. Rooney was banned for 3 consecutive matches.
Rooney is not married till now but has engaged Coleen McLoughin and yes as many might have heard she a shopping fan. Rooney and Coleen presently are residing in Prestbury, Cheshire in an 4.5 million pound mansion. Wayne Rooney loves watching TV Series Only Horses and Fools, besides being a fan of John Travolta starrer Grease. Nike, Coca Cola, Ford, Nokia has en roped him into lucrative contracts. Also he is termed as the third costliest football player.