Wayne Rooney

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Soccer Star Gets 2-Game Boot for On-Air Swear

Wayne Rooney getting 2-match ban for sweary goal celebration

(Newser) - British soccer ace Wayne Rooney is facing a two-game ban for cursing heard 'round the world. The Manchester United striker swore directly at a TV camera after completing a hat-trick against West Ham over the weekend and is now expected to miss the upcoming FA Cup clash with arch-rivals Manchester... More »

World Cup Refs Learn English Swear Words

They want to be prepared for Wayne Rooney

(Newser) - The referees for Saturday’s US/England World Cup match have specifically brushed up on English profanity in an effort to crack down on foul language. In a move sure to terrify Wayne Rooney, Brazilian referee Carlos Eugenio Simon has had his team memorize 20 curse words. “We can’t... More »

Rooney Strikes Late, Sinks Milan

ManU closes in on Champions League final

(Newser) - Gifted young English footballer Wayne Rooney brought Manchester United within striking distance of the Champions League finals with a win over AC Milan. His second goal, a 20-footer, came in the final minute of the game and canceled a two-goal performance by Kaka, the celebrated Brazilian forward, as well as... More »

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