Wayne Rooney Looks Back on Night His Football Career Ended.. and His Wrestling One Began

Wayne Rooney Looks Back on Night His Football Career Ended.. and His Wrestling One Began

If there’s one English football player we could imagine becoming a wrestler at the end of his career, it’s Wayne Rooney.

The Manchester United captain was in the stands watching some of WWE’s finest go at it as their tour hit his city last night.

We were given a golden moment as Rooney stood up at the side of the ring only to give English brawler Wade Barrett a slap on the face after giving him some cheek.

That clip has now gone viral with Rooney the latest in a long line of professional sportsmen to appear in the wrestling show.

It was brilliant from the England skipper as he took in the night with his children plus former United team-mates Ryan Giggs and Darren Fletcher.

But maybe it gives an indication of where he could end up when his career is over?

Some United fans unhappy with his form this season would probably prefer to see John Cena lead the line for them at the moment over Rooney so maybe Ed Woodward should get on to Vince McMahon about a swap deal?

Regardless, Rooney enjoyed his night and took to Instagram to thank WWE, saying:

“Thanks to everyone at @wwe for a great night!

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Thanks to everyone at @wwe for a great night!

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