Wayne Rooney
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"Wayne Mark Rooney" is an English professional association football/footballer who plays for and Captain (association football)/captains both Manchester United F.C./Manchester United and the England national football team/England national team. He has played much of his career as a Forward (association football)/forward but he has also been used as a Midfielder#Attacking midfielder)/attacking midfielder, a central box-to-box midfielder and as a Midfielder#Winger/winger.

Aged nine, Rooney joined the youth team of Everton F.C./Everton, for whom he made his professional début in 2002 at the age of 16. 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, with Rooney in the team, United have won the Premier League five times, the UEFA Champions League once, the FIFA Club World Cup once and the Football League Cup/League Cup twice. In September 2013, Rooney scored his 200th goal for United. He is currently on 219 goals, making him the club's Manchester United F.C. records and statistics#Goalscorers/third-highest goalscorer of all time.

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We are still good enough. We have definitely got the quality.

We could have scored more - we should have. We should have taken a lot more of our chances and won by a bigger margin but I'm happy to get the two goals.

I saw it in the air and I knew it was going to be a difficult bounce. So I just took a gamble and I'm lucky enough it paid off.

What happens on the pitch stays on the pitch, it was a bit of handbags, that's all.

I love playing football but I think I am like everyone else, I hate losing and love winning. And if the time comes when I am not disappointed when things are definitely not going right, then that's when people should worry.

We could have scored more — we should have.

We've a better chance than last season,' said Sir Alex.

How Rooney copes with still being so young and with getting all the fame and attention depends on the person he is. He must have the right character to go with his skill. Pele was born to play with the ball. Rooney also needs to play with the ball. They have both done that from a very early age.

She's a fighter and is keeping positive.