Wayne Rooney moves into management role after announced the end of his playing career on Friday. He has established himself as one of the greats of the English game.
United's all-time leading goalscorer has retired from professional football, at the age of 35. He was appointed full-time manager of Championship side Derby County
The playmaker was born on 24 October 1985 (age 35). He started his playing career at Everton youth team at the age of nine and made his professional debut for the club in 2002 at the age of 16
Rooney spent two seasons at Everton before joining United for £25.6 million in the 2004.
He won 16 titles, becoming the only English player, alongside Michael Carrick, to win EPL, FA Cup, UEFA Champions League, League Cup, UEFA Europa League, and FIFA Club World Cup.
He scored 253 goals for United, 208 was scored only in the EPL, make him the EPL second-top scorer of all time.
He also has the third-highest number of assists in the Premier League, with 103.
He won the PFA Players' Player of the Year, the FWA Footballer of the Year, EPL player of the month awards
He came fifth in the vote for the 2011 FIFA Ballon d'Or, and he was named in the FIFA FIFPro World XI for 2011.
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