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Wayne Rooney admits he used to wear Everton pyjamas at home

Wayne Rooney, who recently rejoined boyhood club Everton, revealed that he used to wear Everton pyjamas at home whilst he was a Manchester United player.

football Updated: Jul 10, 2017 20:30 IST
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service
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Wayne Rooney used to wear Everton pyjamas even when contracted to Manchester United. (REUTERS)

Veteran forward Wayne Rooney on Monday said he used to wear Everton football club’s pyjamas at home during his time at the Barclays Premier League giants Manchester United.

Wayne Rooney, on Sunday, moved to his childhood club Everton from Manchester United.

“It feels great (to be back),” Rooney, who played for the Merseyside club, before moving to Old Trafford, told Everton TV.

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“To be honest, I’ve kept it quiet for the last 13 years, but I’ve actually been wearing Everton pyjamas at home with my kids. I had to keep that a bit quiet!,” the England forward said.

Wayne Rooney spent 13 years at United scoring a record 253 goals, winning 12 major honours, including 5 Premier League titles and the Champions League crown in 2008.

Through all his time at United, Wayne Rooney said Everton had always remained close to his heart.

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“It’s a great feeling to be back. I’m excited, I cannot wait to meet the lads, get on the training pitch and then get on the pitch to play. I’m ecstatic, just can’t wait to get back playing,” he said.

First Published: Jul 10, 2017 20:26 IST