Wayne Rooney Finally Returns To Everton 13 Years After
Manchester United,and England football player Wayne Rooney has returned back to his boyhood club Everton on Sunday, July 9, 2017, thirteen years he left.
After much speculation over the previous few months, it was confirmed on 9 July 2017 that Rooney has returned to his boyhood club, Everton, on a two-year contract, after Manchester United allowed him to leave on a free transfer
Rooney, 31, played 559 games for the Red Devils in his stay at Old Trafford scoring 253 goals for the Premier League club.
He won five Premier League titles and each of the Champions League, Europa League and FA Cup once after joining from the Toffees for £27m in 2004.
“It’s a great feeling to be back. I cannot wait to meet the lads, get on the training pitch and then get on the pitch to play.
“I’m not just coming back because it’s the team I support, the team I grew up playing for – I’m coming back because I feel the club can move forward and be successful,” Rooney said.
Excited to be back at @Everton. Can’t wait to meet up with @RonaldKoeman and the lads! #EFC ? pic.twitter.com/0CjD0i1aXg
— Wayne Rooney (@WayneRooney) July 9, 2017