Wayne Mark Rooney (born 24 October 1985)  

Wayne Mark Rooney is an English footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Manchester United and the England national team. Aged 10, Rooney joined the youth team of Everton, for whom he made his professional debut in 2002. He spent two seasons at the Merseyside club, before moving to Manchester United for 25.6 million in the 2004 summer transfer window. Since then, United has won the Premier League three times, the 2007-08 UEFA Champions League and two League Cups. He has also been awarded the PFA Players' Player of the Year and the FWA Footballer of the Year in 2009-10.


Rooney made his England national team debut in 2003 and, at UEFA Euro 2004, he briefly became the competition's youngest goalscorer. He is frequently selected for the England squad and also featured at the 2006 FIFA World Cup and the 2010 FIFA World Cup. As of September 2010, he has won 67 international caps and scored 26 goals. Rooney became the youngest player to play for England when he earned his first cap in a friendly against Australia on 12 February 2003 at seventeen, the same age in which he also became the youngest player to score an England goal. Arsenal youngster Theo Walcott broke Rooney's appearance record by 36 days in June 2006 .....

  Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayne_Rooney  
  1. Wayne Rooney profile at ManUtd.com
  2. Wayne Rooney career stats at Soccerbase  
  3. Wayne Rooney - FIFA competition record