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Wayne Rooney Blasts Ferguson Over Champions League Blunders

Wayne Rooney Blasts Ferguson Over Champions League Blunders

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By Our Reporter Wayne Rooney has slammed his former Machester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson's tactics in the 2011 Champions League final defeat to Pep Guardiola's Barcelona. The Blaugrana produced a truly breathtaking display at Wembley, playing United off the park enroute to a 3-1 win that secured a second Champions League final triumph over the Red Devils in three years. After the game, Ferguson admitted that United had never been outclassed in such convincing fashion and stated that the Barca side were the best team he had come up against during his long managerial career. Pedro, Lionel Messi and David Villa were all on target in the tika-taka masterclass that left the Scotsman literally shaking in the dug-out five minutes before the final whistle was blown. Throwback to...
10 Most Expensive Teenagers Since Manchester United Broke Record On Wayne Rooney

10 Most Expensive Teenagers Since Manchester United Broke Record On Wayne Rooney

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By Our Reporter It is 14 years to the day since Wayne Rooney completed his record-breaking move from Everton to Manchester United. The then-18-year-old moved for £26m, making him the most expensive teenager in history, having just starred for England at Euro 2004. Sir Alex Ferguson admitted that he had to persuade the club to sanction such a move for Rooney but he was immediately rewarded as his signing smashed in a brilliant hattrick on his debut. Gabriel Jesus That season ended with Rooney winning the PFA Young Player of the Year award - but it was hardly the last silverware he'd get his hands on in a United shirt. By the time he left Old Trafford in 2017, Rooney had won five Premier League titles, three League Cups, an FA Cup, a Europa League title, and the Champions ...