Rooney's Parents Ask Ferdinand for Help So His Son Enter MU

2021-01-25 07:05

Ortu Rooney Minta Bantuan Ferdinand Agar Anaknya Masuk MU

Ferdinand praised Rooney's figure as a versatile player.

MANCHESTER - Rio Ferdinand welcomed Wayne Rooney's decision to hang up his boots and become Derby County coach. Ferdinand was Rooney's teammate while at Manchester United while still being coached by Sir Alex Ferguson.

As a senior player when Rooney was a teenager, the former England international defender also revealed the early story of Rooney being finally able to join MU.

Ferdinand said Rooney's parents asked him to allow their son to move to Old Trafford. Ferdinand said he started paying attention to Rooney when he was only 16 years old.

"I remember after the England match, his mother and father said in the player room, 'make sure he joins Man United'," said Ferdinand, quoted by the Mirror , Saturday (16/1).

According to Ferdinand, at that time Rooney's parents looked at him and maybe thought that his son would soon join MU. Until finally in 2004 Rooney was officially in the MU uniform, the club he was defending for 13 years and became the top scorer in the history of the Red Devil. During his time at Manchester United, Rooney has won five English Premier League titles and one Champions League.

He also broke the England national team goalscoring record with 53 goals, collected from the age of 17.

`` What a player. He did it all, scored an incredible number of goals, scored beautiful goals, was a great passer, aggressive, passionate, hardworking, team player, sacrificing part of his game for someone else. He's got a lot of things, '' said Ferdinand.

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