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England flops against Uruguay

England flops against Uruguay

Luis Suarez made a triumphant debut in the 2014 World Cup, bagging a brace to lead Uruguay to a 2-1 defeat of England at the Arena Corinthians on Thursday.
Store won't write Wayne Rooney on 3-year-old's Easter egg because of ‘copyright issues’

Store won't write Wayne Rooney on 3-year-old's Easter egg because of ‘copyright issues’

BURY, England, April 14 (UPI) -- Mother of 3-year-old boy Rooney Scholes says store staff would only write full name, not Wayne Rooney, on Easter egg because of copyright law fears.
Evan Bleier

Shortlist for FIFA World XI forwards announced

Dec. 10 (UPI) --The forwards for FIFA's World XI have been named with two of the three players on the Ballon d'Or shortlist featuring. Lionel Messi and favorite Cristiano Ronaldo join other top soccer players around the world on the list of 2013's best forwards.
Justin Salhani

Manchester United held to draw

Nov. 23 (UPI) --Reigning English Premier League champions Manchester United were held to a draw by Welsh side Cardiff, Sunday night.
Justin Salhani

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012.
By United Press International

Punitive damages dropped in phone hacking

LONDON, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Victims of phone hacking by the British tabloid News of the World have dropped their effort to get exemplary damages, their lawyers said Thursday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 24, 2011.
By United Press International

Man United sets record for league titles

BLACKBURN, England, May 14 (UPI) -- Manchester United clinched its record 19th English Premier League championship Saturday with a 1-1 draw against Blackburn.
Rooney signs new contract with Man U

Rooney signs new contract with Man U

MANCHESTER, England, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- British soccer star Wayne Rooney, who recently indicated he might want to leave Manchester United, has agreed to a five-year contract with the team.
Rooney gets 3rd Player of the Year award

Rooney gets 3rd Player of the Year award

MANCHESTER, England, April 30 (UPI) -- Manchester United's Wayne Rooney was voted the Premier League's Player of the Year by writers covering soccer in England.
Rooney is PFA's player of the year

Rooney is PFA's player of the year

MANCHESTER, England, April 26 (UPI) -- Wayne Rooney, who scored 34 goals this season, was voted the Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year.

United's Rooney could miss start of season

MANCHESTER, England, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Manchester United reported Wayne Rooney will miss the start of the season after the England international picked up a virus on a preseason trip to Nigeria.
Rooney's former manager wins libel suit

Rooney's former manager wins libel suit

LONDON, June 3 (UPI) -- A British soccer team manager says his name has been cleared thanks to a libel ruling against his former player, Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney.

Report: Top sumo wrestler breaks down

LONDON, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Japanese sumo wrestling star, Asashoryu of Mongolia, has suffered an emotional collapse, a report says.
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Wayne Rooney (C) and Cristiano Ronaldo (R) of England's Manchester United celebrates after Rooney scored in the second half of the FIFA Club World Cup final against Ecuadorian Liga de Quito at the International stadium in Yokohama, Japan on December 21, 2008. Manchester United beats Liga de Quito 1-0. (UPI Photo/Keizo Mori)
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† Appearances (Goals).

Wayne Mark Rooney (born 24 October 1985) is an English footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Manchester United and the England national team. Rooney made his senior international debut in 2003. He played at UEFA Euro 2004 and scored four goals. He also briefly became the competition's youngest goalscorer. He is frequently selected for the England squad and also featured at the 2006 and 2010 World Cups. Rooney has won the England Player of the Year award twice, in 2008 and 2009. As of March 2011, he has won 70 international caps and scored 26 goals.

Aged nine, 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 have won the Premier League three times, the 2007–08 UEFA Champions League and two League Cups with Rooney in the team. He has also been awarded the PFA Players' Player of the Year and the FWA Footballer of the Year in 2009–10.

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