The former England captain has been enjoying a lucrative salary after joining MLS side D.C. United from Goodison Park this past summer. Rooney started out his football career with Everton, where he made his professional debut at the age of 16. After two years with Everton, Rooney moved to Manchester United via a £20 million+ transfer.
Rooney is one of the most prolific scorers in the history of English football, having notched over 200 goals for Manchester United and Everton. During Rooney’s team with Man Utd, the team has enjoyed a remarkable amount of success, having won multiple English Premier League titles as well as the Champions League. Rooney has played much of his career as a forward, and he has also been used in various midfield roles. He is the record goalscorer for the England national team, and for Manchester United.
As of 2019, Wayne Rooney Net Worth is approximately $160 Million dollars, making him one of the richest soccer players in the world. Wayne Mark Rooney was born in Croxteth, Liverpool on the 24th of October, 1985. He is the son of Jeanette Marie and Thomas Wayne Rooney.
Wayne is of Irish descent and was brought up as a Roman Catholic. Rooney grew up in Everton with his family and his younger brothers, Graham and John. All the three brothers attended Our Lady and St Swithin’s primary school and Da La Salle School. As a teenager, Rooney admired Brazilian striker Ronaldo.
Wayne Rooney made his soccer debut for Manchester United in 2004. He scored a hat-trick in a 6-2 victory and was hailed as a sensational debutant. two years later, Rooney scored twice in his team’s 4-0 win over Wigan Athletic in the final.