Wayne Rooney tried to make the announcement that he was ending his taking part in profession low-key by asserting it similtaneously he was confirmed as Derby County supervisor on a full-time foundation, however tributes to the previous England and Manchester United captain nonetheless poured in on social media.
Rooney, 35, is the document aim scorer for the England males’s nationwide crew with 53 objectives, and his haul of 120 caps is greater than every other outfield participant, so there have been loads of highlights from his worldwide profession for the English Soccer Affiliation to share.
Wishing you all the most effective in administration 👊 pic.twitter.com/5vXyBFbJqr
— England (@England) January 15, 2021
Rooney can be United’s document aim scorer with 253 objectives scored between 2004 and 2017. Over the course of these 13 years at Outdated Trafford, he received 5 Premier League titles in addition to the Champions League, Europa League and FA Cup amongst his haul of 16 trophies.
Fairly the #PL profession…
👕 491 appearances
⚽️ 208 objectives
🅰️ 103 assists
🏆 5 titles
🥇 1 Participant of the Season pic.twitter.com/SVsFjh95eW
— Premier League (@premierleague) January 15, 2021
🔴 Wayne Rooney ends his illustrious taking part in profession…
— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) January 15, 2021
And now, 𝗮 𝗺𝗮𝗻𝗮𝗴𝗲𝗿.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) January 15, 2021
Rooney’s time at United got here in between two spells at Everton, and after his second stint at his beloved boyhood membership, he had a quick however memorable spell in Main League Soccer with DC United.
💙 | As soon as a Blue, twice a Blue, at all times a Blue…
Congratulations on an unbelievable taking part in profession, @WayneRooney. We want you nothing however the most effective of luck in administration. 👏
— Everton (@Everton) January 15, 2021
— dcunited (@dcunited) January 15, 2021
Marcus Rashford was one of many first to congratulate his former England and United teammate on a wonderful profession.
To one of many biggest. It was a dream come true to play alongside you. Congrats on essentially the most unbelievable profession. The 🐐 Completely satisfied Retirement @WayneRooney ♥️ pic.twitter.com/9l1QCU4S4O
— Marcus Rashford MBE (@MarcusRashford) January 15, 2021
Whereas Rio Ferdinand posted a complete tribute video to “Wazza,” he could not resist reminding him of the time Rooney forgot to “@” him with a non-public message.
The @WayneRooney Retirement / Appreciation Put up!
▪️Cupboard stuffed with Trophies
Good Luck together with your new chapter Wazza ❤️
— Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) January 15, 2021
From one former England skipper to a different, Gary Lineker additionally lavished Rooney with reward.
One among our all-time nice footballers has retired. It is by no means a simple second for any participant however @WayneRooney has loved a really fantastic profession on the sphere. This is hoping he is profitable off the pitch with @dcfcofficial. Effectively performed and good luck. 👍🏻
— Gary Lineker 💙 (@GaryLineker) January 15, 2021
In the meantime, fellow Liverpudlian Jamie Carragher at all times knew Rooney could be nice… as a result of the person himself advised him!
What a participant & profession! @WayneRooney High scorer for membership & nation plus loads of medals to go along with it ⚽️🏆 Its humorous as a result of he advised me he would obtain all of that the primary time I ever met him, in a nightclub!! #Rooney pic.twitter.com/zBzOFUyd1t
— Jamie Carragher (@Carra23) January 15, 2021
For these of a sure age, Rooney hanging up his boots is a stark reminder of the inexorable passage of time …
Each member of England’s Euro 2004 squad has now retired.
The Golden Technology ⭐️ pic.twitter.com/6odyAf8B6y
— ESPN UK (@ESPNUK) January 15, 2021
… whereas one throwback clip reminds us that there’s a entire era that grew up impressed by him.
Throwback to when this mascot realized he was standing subsequent to Wayne Rooney 😲
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) January 15, 2021
As he embarks on his new life as a supervisor, we mustn’t neglect what a dynamo of a participant he was at his peak, and even often in his later years. And boy, he certain did love a long-range aim.
This play sums up Wayne Rooney completely.
One among a form 👊 pic.twitter.com/QNbHNfWchu
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) January 15, 2021
— Everton (@Everton) Could 1, 2018
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) Could 10, 2018
WAYNE R😱😱NEY! #SCtop10
— ESPN (@espn) June 27, 2019