Wayne Rooney Perfection Gives Man United The Advantage They Need

Don’t look now—and Aston Villa may still find the equalizer, having scored just a minute after this—but Wayne Rooney is up to his usual tricks, with a physics-defying touch followed by a half-volley on the rise, between two defenders. The full video, with perfect commentary, is below: »4/04/15 11:43am4/04/15 11:43am

Oh Look, An Empty Threat To Bench Wayne Rooney For A Year

After a red card in England's draw with Montenegro, Wayne Rooney will miss the first one or two games (depending on a disciplinary hearing) of next summer's European Championship. With three big warm-up matches before the tournament, England manager Fabio Capello is supposedly contemplating using Rooney as a sub, to… »10/10/11 12:45pm10/10/11 12:45pm

Is Wayne Rooney's $50,000 Hair Transplant Responsible For His Goal-Scoring Binge? (No.)

Wayne Rooney was stressed. He'd had a rotten World Cup. The tabloids were accusing him of cheating on his pregnant wife with a prostitute. And his hair was falling out. So he did something about the hair. Now the sports magi can speculate about whatever tonic explains Rooney's bristling performance this season (five… »8/31/11 3:25pm8/31/11 3:25pm