A day the Rooney boys will never forget
When your dad is Derby County manager and Manchester United’s all-time leading scorer, you’re bound to have an unforgettable experience when the two teams collide.
The pre-season friendly at Pride Park was played in glorious sunshine and resulted in a competitive 2-1 win for United, thanks to goals from our exciting forwards Tahith Chong and Facundo Pellistri.
Derby halved the deficit late on courtesy of a Colin Kazim-Richards strike and, despite the loss, a relaxed Rooney admitted afterwards he was pleased by his makeshift team’s performance.
Wayne has shared pictures of his boys meeting up with Juan Mata, who gave away his shirt and later commented: “It was great to see you and your kids Wazza!”
The best is saved for last in Rooney’s post: a brilliant picture of his young lads with former United team-mate and current Reds boss Solskjaer.
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Three of the four Rooney boys had a great time at Derby v United, judging by Wayne's Instagram.
“Always a pleasure to see Ole, the team and all the staff at @ManchesterUnited.”