Like Father Like Son: Man United Sign Eldest Child of Former Club Captain, Wayne Rooney

Kai Rooney, son of Wayne Rooney has signed for .

The 11-year-old looks to follow in the footsteps of his father who is the most decorated player in at Old Trafford.

He took to social media to post a photo of Kai signing a contract with the Red Devils on his Instagram handle.

Rooney accompanied the image with the caption:

“Proud day. Kai signing for @manchesterunited. Keep up the hard work son”

Rooney’s wife Coleen also wrote on Instagram:

“Special night….. congratulations Kai. I love you and I am so proud of you. Keep trying your best.”

The 35-year-old will now be hoping his son would enjoy a strong start to life at United’s academy.

Rooney won five Premier League titles, three League Cups, one FA Cup, one and one during his spell at the Theatre of Dreams.

He remains the club’s highest goal scorer with 253 goals in 559 appearances for United, breaking Sir Bobby Charlton’s long-standing record in January 2017.

The former England international is now caretaker manager at Derby County and is looking to earn the job on permanent basis.

Derby were languishing at the bottom of the Championship table but since Rooney’s appointment, the club has gone on a six-match unbeaten run.


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