Photo: Man United striker Wayne Rooney to give hat-trick ball to son Kai

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney poses with his match ball after he netted a hat-trick against Brugge

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney with his hat-trick ball Photo: Wayne Rooney/Instagram

Wayne Rooney has promised his hat-trick ball to his eldest son Kai after the Manchester United captain scored a treble in a 4-0 victory over Club Brugge.

The Red Devils captain hadn’t score a goal in four games in all competitions ahead of their trip to Belgium but the striker took just 57 minutes to hand United a commanding 3-0 lead in Belgium last night.

Rooney, who scored his first United hat-trick on his Champions League debut against Fenerbahce in 2004, got his team-mates to jot their signatures on the ball ahead of gifting his son Kai with memento.

Rooney wrote on his Instagram page: “New ball for Kai ⚽️⚽️⚽️”

The Red Devils booked their place in Thursday’s Champions League draw after a 7-1 aggregate win against Club Brugge in the Champions League play-off clash.

United skipper Rooney failed to score in United’s opening three Premier League games of the season against Tottenham Hotspur, Aston Villa and Newcastle United.

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The Red Devils have collected a respectable seven points from their opening three Premier League games this term ahead of their trip to Liberty Stadium this weekend.

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