Snapshot: Wayne Rooney Turns Up At Swiss Youth Game As Part Of ‘Community Service’

Chris Wright

18th, December 2012


By Chris Wright

As part of his plea bargain following his sending off for England against Montenegro back in October of 2011, Wayne Rooney agreed to volunteer for a stint of community service at UEFA’s behest – and that day was today.

Rooney was initially given a three-match ban but had it shorn down to two after agreeing to sign up for a community project and therefore turned up completely unannounced at Swiss youth team Payerne’s training HQ and conducted a morning training session with the lads…

As ringers go, Wayne Rooney’s not a bad one to get in.

(Via Telegraph)

Posted in International football, Man Utd

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  1.' joe says:

    Bet someone was cursing under his breath at a rainy training ground in Switzerland today… “Oh god, here comes that ogre-eared wang that plays for Man U. Christ, I hope he won’t be conducting our training session”

  2. Paddy says:

    Somehow I doubt it joe – unless they were as immature and “tough” as you. Grassroots kids getting Wayne Rooney turn up to their training is a story they’ll never forget – I like it.

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