Rooney's 11-year-old son Kai signs for Man United academy

Kai Rooney, the oldest of Wayne Rooney's four sons, signing a contract to join Man United's youth academy. (Wayne Rooney's Twitter)
Kai Rooney, the oldest of Wayne Rooney's four sons, signing a contract to join Man United's youth academy. (Wayne Rooney's Twitter)

Manchester - "Proud day," Rooney posted on Instagram



By AP

Published: Fri 18 Dec 2020, 12:40 PM

Last updated: Fri 18 Dec 2020, 12:52 PM

One of Wayne Rooney's sons has followed in his father's footsteps by signing for Manchester United.

United's record goalscorer posted a picture on social media of the 11-year-old Kai, the oldest of his four sons, signing a contract to join the Premier League club's youth academy.

"Proud day," Rooney posted on Instagram.

"Kai signing for @manchesterunited. Keep up the hard work son."

The 38-year-old Rooney is currently interim manager of Derby in the second division.

The former England striker had a glittering 13-year career at Old Trafford, scoring 253 times in 559 appearances.

"Special night..... congratulations Kai," Rooney's wife, Coleen, wrote on Instagram.

"I love you and I am so proud of you. Keep trying your best.


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