Wayne Rooney has revealed his aspirations as a manager.
He is a legend representing the English Premier League (EPL). From the 2002-03 season to the 2017-18 season, he broke countless records while playing in the EPL. Based on the football statistics media ‘Transfer Markt’, he played 491 matches in the EPL alone and scored 208 goals, ranking second in all-time scoring with Harry Kane.
He spent most of his career at Manchester United. He established himself as a starting player immediately after transferring in the 2004-05 season and continued to play an active role until leaving the team in the 2016-17 season. In his heyday, he boasted a fantastic chemistry with Cristiano Ronaldo as a striker, and as he entered his later years, he came down as a central midfielder and was in charge of coordinating the game. He has lifted a total of five league trophies with Manchester United alone, and boasts a brilliant winning career, including the FA Cup, the English Football League Cup (EFL Cup), and the European Football Federation (UEFA) Champions League (UCL).
His personal award history is also excellent. He was named in the 2011 FIFA World Best 11 and was named England Player of the Year a total of four times. In the 2013-14 season, he was named UCL assist king and EPL player of the year.
A legend representing Manchester United, but not a franchise star. He grew up at Everton youth, made his debut there and spent a season at Everton after leaving Manchester United.
It’s not like there’s a lot of records. Based on the ‘Transfer Markt’, he has played in 117 Everton games and scored 28 goals and 8 assists. However, in Everton, he is evaluated as a ‘legend’.
After retiring as a player, he is living a second life as a coach. He began his coaching career as acting manager of Derby County in the 2020–21 season and 안전놀이터 took over as full manager from 2021. Although they recorded good results at the time, they experienced relegation to the third division due to Derby County being punished with a point reduction due to financial problems. After that, he voluntarily resigned and now leads DC United in the United States.
Although he is now at the level of taking his first steps as a leader, Rooney has revealed his aspirations. According to the British media ‘Liverpool Echo’, he said, “Everton and Manchester United are always clubs in my heart. It is my dream to lead them one day. I am gaining a lot of experience as a manager. Can Everton and Manchester United invite me as a manager? I want to learn as many things as possible.”