Just to confirm to all my followers I have had a hair transplant. I was going bald at 25 why not.

— Wayne Rooney

The most terrific Wayne Rooney quotes that will transform you to a better person

I love football, football is my life.

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Football is made up of all kinds of conflict.

In a dressing room, between players, between us and the manager, between us and loads of people who don't seem to matter. It's constant and harsh sometimes.

49

I love football so when I finish playing I would like to still be involved in it somehow and a ­manager would be my first choice.

49

You can learn more from the lows than the highs.

The highs are great but the lows make you really look at things in a different way and want to improve. Every player will have both in their careers and I have, but what you get is that experience which is so important to perform at your best.

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Perfect partners don't exist. Perfect conditions exist for a limited time in which partnerships express themselves best.

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Pulling on your country's shirt is the greatest honour a footballer can have.

It's what I always dreamed of as a kid and I get a buzz every time.

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Everyone who watches me play knows I am an honest player.

play the game as honestly as I can. If the referee gives a penalty there is nothing you can do.

18

Becoming a dad was the proudest moment of my life. Playing football does not even compare.

16

I don't normally cook, but if I did it probably would be beans, sausage, bacon and eggs. I never really get to eat that to be honest.

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I love football, I've never really taken an interest in anything else.

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When you are 16 there is no fear whatsoever.

As you get older you play in more important games and that is when you start thinking about what will happen if you win or lose.

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Football's about the young players, bringing youth team players through to the first team and hopefully getting the best out of them so they can go on to play for their country.

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About Wayne Rooney

Quotes 69 sayings
Nationality English
Profession Footballer
Birthday October 16

Growing up, watching the Premier League as far back as I can remember, feeling the trophy and having the medal around my neck was an unbelievable feeling.

6

I listen to 50 Cent, Jay-Z, Stereophonics, Arctic Monkeys;

also the musical Oliver - I can sing every tune.

6

Diving has been in the game for years.

Probably the coverage the game gets now, with all the cameras around, it gets highlighted a bit more. But it hasn't got any worse.

5

I'm just a normal young lad who plays football.

4

When famous people come up to you it's a bit weird, but it's an honour, really, when they recognise you and want to chat to you for a bit.

4

I've matured since joining United, on and off the field.

3

I love Barbados, it's really relaxing.

3

To me, Paul Scholes was in a class of his own.

3

Don't call me a Postmodern!

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I am mentally strong.

2

When I was younger, I used to visualise myself scoring wonder goals, stuff like that.

1

You're trying to put yourself in that moment and trying to prepare yourself, to have a 'memory' before the game. I don't know if you'd call it visualising or dreaming, but I've always done it, my whole life.

0

Those who said I'm not an out-and-out goal-scorer are probably right.

I always feel I could score more.

0

I am as passionate about the England team as anyone.

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There's a lot more pressure on me at United. There are people out there trying to shoot you down.

0

Nice to see your own fans booing you.

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I'm only a human being.

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I'm proud I'm English and I'm passionate about my country.

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Part of my preparation is I go and ask the kit man what colour we're wearing - if it's red top, white shorts, white socks or black socks. Then I lie in bed the night before the game and visualise myself scoring goals or doing well.

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We're going to do it. We're going to get to the World Cup.

0

I might have faults but I'm not a big head.

0

Nice to see your home fans boo you. That's what loyal support is.

0

I'd have to say Thierry Henry. From the ages of ten to 16, watching him in the Premier League was amazing and he scored all different types of goals - free-kicks, volleys, left foot, right foot. He was entertaining. He's probably the best centre-forward, I think, to play in the Premier League.

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I've learnt that it is important not to go over the top with aggression, because then either you are going to miss a lot of games, or you are not going to be concentrating on the game you are playing.

0

I don't think I look up to any players. Obviously you respect everyone.

0

The lifestyle I lead as a footballer means I am always in the spotlight.

0

If you don't score, and you have chances, you are disappointed.

0

For me, Scholesy's the best footballer England has produced in my time.

The way he controlled games, passed the ball, saw things that other players didn't see; it was a pleasure to play with him and United were lucky to have him for so long.

0

The important thing is to be there, score when needed.

It's better if the goals are beautiful, better still if they are important.

0

I just hate losing and that gives you an extra determination to work harder.

0

I love playing football but I am like everyone else, I hate losing and love winning.

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I train as hard as I can every time I train and I do extra training every day and I've done that since I was a young boy.

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I just want to get in the team and show all of them what I can do.

(on signing for Manchester united)

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It's strange but I suppose I'm one of those senior players now and I'll be helping the young players as much as I can.

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I am not the first player to have sworn on TV and I won't be the last.

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If you look at my bookings, they've gone down each season.

That's something I'm trying to keep improving. On the pitch you don't want any silly bookings.

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Everyone who watches me play knows I am an honest player.

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