Wayne Rooney

1985 - Today

Wayne Rooney

Wayne Mark Rooney (born 24 October 1985) is an English professional footballer who is the captain and interim manager for Championship club Derby County. He has played much of his career as a forward, and he has also been used in various midfield roles. Widely considered to be one of the best players of his generation, Rooney is the record goalscorer for both the England national team and Manchester United.Rooney joined the Everton youth team at the age of 9 and made his professional debut for the club in 2002 at the age of 16. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wayne Rooney has received more than 15,674,841 page views. His biography is available in 89 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 427th most popular soccer player.

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  • 89

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.05

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.95

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Wayne Rooney ranks 425 out of 13,233Before him are Tomohiko Ikoma, Dino Sani, Nobuo Matsunaga, Mario Balotelli, Takashi Mizuno, and Telê Santana. After him are Gennaro Gattuso, Ian Callaghan, James Rodríguez, Gareth Bale, Guy Roux, and Quini.

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Among people born in 1985, Wayne Rooney ranks 6Before him are Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modrić, Keira Knightley, Lewis Hamilton, and Michael Phelps. After him are Gal Gadot, Lukas Podolski, Bruno Mars, Lana Del Rey, Stromae, and Fernando Llorente.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Wayne Rooney ranks 1,323 out of 5,347Before him are Brenda Blethyn (1946), Reginald Pole (1500), Max Mosley (1940), Guy Edwards (1942), Robert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood (1864), and Roger Hodgson (1950). After him are Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester (1900), Greer Garson (1904), Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany (1878), Stephen Fry (1957), Ian Callaghan (1942), and Henry Campbell-Bannerman (1836).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Wayne Rooney ranks 22Before him are Steven Gerrard (1980), Frank Lampard (1978), John Charles (1931), Herbert Kilpin (1870), Roger Byrne (1929), and Ryan Giggs (1973). After him are Ian Callaghan (1942), Gareth Bale (1989), Bill Foulkes (1932), John Toshack (1949), Alf Ramsey (1920), and Harry Gregg (1932).

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