Photo: Man Utd captain Wayne Rooney posts snap of his ‘first-ever team’

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney posts a Throwback Thursday snap on his Instagram page

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Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney Photo: Wayne Rooney/Instagram

Wayne Rooney was feeling nostalgic on Thursday morning after the Manchester United captain posted a photo of his first-ever team.

The 29-year-old has established himself as one of the Premier League’s biggest stars since moving to Old Trafford in 2004, and the forward took over the United captaincy from Nemanja Vidic last summer.

And Rooney doesn’t appear to have changed too much from his schoolboy day as he sported his trademark grimace, although the former Everton striker did have a fuller head of hair in comparison to his current receding hairline.

Rooney posted the above snap on Instagram and wrote the following caption: “TBT – Where it all began. My first ever football team, Copplehouse Boys! #tbt”

The Red Devils bounced back from three successive Premier League defeats with a 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace at the weekend.

Louis van Gaal’s side are currently in fourth place in the Premier League table heading into the final two games of the season.

Rooney has scored 12 goals and made five assists in 32 Premier League games for United this season.


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