Son Of Manchester United Legend, Wayne Rooney Makes Father Proud By Signing For The Red Devils
The Yoruba People say, only a bas**rd will use his left hand to point to his father’s house.
Derby County player-turned-coach, Wayne Rooney is a proud father as his son, Kai has pointed using the right hand, to his father’s house.
How did he and why you ask? He did this by taking in his father’s footsteps. At age nine, his father played for Copplehouse boys’ club in the local Walton and Kirkdale junior league and scored 99 goals in his final season before being spotted by Everton scout Bob Pendleton
Kai, followed in his father’s footsteps by signing for the club that made him burst into the global football scene, Manchester United.
The 11-year-old the oldest of their couple’s four children and will be given a chance to showcase if he really is the true son of his father in the coming days.
Rooney broke the news by posting a photo on his Instagram account of him and his wife Colleen posing alongside their son as he signs his first contract for the club.
Kai signed his forms more than three years after his father played his final game at Old Trafford.
Wayne – who played for United from 2004 until 2017 – wrote on Instagram: “Proud day. Kai signing for Man Utd. Keep up the hard work son.”
His mother also took to social media and was delighted for her son.
“Special night. Congratulations, Kai,” Colleen Rooney wrote.
“I love you and I am so proud of you. Keep trying your best.”
Rooney made himself a club legend by captaining the Old Trafford side and scoring 253 goals in 559 appearances becoming their all-time leading goal scorer.
Twitter has gone haywire as friends and well-wishers come to show their felicitations to the latest member of the Red Devils.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s No2 and Sir Alex Ferguson’s right-hand man, when Rooney senior was at the peak of his powers – Phelan – amusingly welcomed the youngster, who will no doubt be dreaming of emulating his dad’s career at the club. joked on Twitter: “Not sure I can handle another.”
He added: “Keep grafting young un and listen to yer Dad.”
Phelan’s hilarious comment had United fans on the social media site in stitches.
One wrote: “Love this Mike. Family club!”
A second joked: “I’m sure you’d have him first-team ready sooner than later!”
While another replied: “He’s got three more to come get.”
Kai was also pictured holding up a United shirt with the number 10 on the back – the same number his dad wore.
We here at Scooper wish the youngster all the best as he begins his career proper in the world of football.