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35 Inspirational Wayne Rooney Quotes On Success

Last Updated May 2023

35 Inspirational Wayne Rooney Quotes On Success

Wayne Rooney is an English professional footballer and captain 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. He spent two seasons at the Merseyside club, before moving to Manchester United for £25.6 million in the 2004 summer transfer window where he won 16 trophies and became the only English player, alongside teammate Michael Carrick, to win the Premier League, FA Cup, UEFA Champions League, League Cup, UEFA Europa League, and FIFA Club World Cup. He scored 253 goals for United in all competitions to make him their top goalscorer of all time, with 183 Premier League goals being the most scored by a player for any single club. Rooney’s 208 Premier League goals make him the Premier League’s second top scorer of all time behind only Alan Shearer. He also has the third-highest number of assists in the Premier League, with 103. May these Wayne Rooney Quotes On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “When they talk to me, people say, ‘I didn’t expect you to be how you are.'” Wayne Rooney

2. “I’ll keep doing my training and I’m sure the goals will come.” Wayne Rooney

3. “Early on in my career I had a lot of bad press about my temperament, but I was only a young lad then.” Wayne Rooney

4. “I am mentally strong.” Wayne Rooney

5. “Becoming a dad means you have to be a role model for your son and be someone he can look up to.” Wayne Rooney

6. “If you don’t score, and you have chances, you are disappointed.” Wayne Rooney

7. “I don’t think I look up to any players. Obviously you respect everyone.” Wayne Rooney

8. “I’ve learnt that it is important not to go over the top with aggression, because then either you are going to miss a lot of games, or you are not going to be concentrating on the game you are playing.” Wayne Rooney

9. “I’ve started doing my coaching badges, I’d like to be a manager one day.” Wayne Rooney

10. “Part of my preparation is I go and ask the kit man what colour we’re wearing – if it’s red top, white shorts, white socks or black socks. Then I lie in bed the night before the game and visualise myself scoring goals or doing well.” Wayne Rooney

11. “The important thing is to be there, score when needed. It’s better if the goals are beautiful, better still if they are important.” Wayne Rooney

12. “As you get older you play in more important games and that is when you start thinking about what will happen if you win or lose.” Wayne Rooney

13. “I might have faults but I’m not a big head.” Wayne Rooney

14. “I want to score in every game and win things. That’s the most important thing.” Wayne Rooney

15. “It’s strange but I suppose I’m one of those senior players now and I’ll be helping the young players as much as I can.” Wayne Rooney

16. “Perfect partners don’t exist. Perfect conditions exist for a limited time in which partnerships express themselves best.” Wayne Rooney

17. “Pulling on your country’s shirt is the greatest honour a footballer can have. It’s what I always dreamed of as a kid and I get a buzz every time.” Wayne Rooney

18. “I think the fans are going to expect a lot from me, as they should.” Wayne Rooney

19. “Sometimes you have to rest in certain games, but I want to play in every game.” Wayne Rooney

20. “I’m only a human being.” Wayne Rooney

21. “I’m not really that bothered by appearance. I know a few players who go off doing stuff in the mirror ages before they go out to play a game, but I’m not really interested in that.” Wayne Rooney

22. “Everyone who watches me play knows I am an honest player.” Wayne Rooney

23. “You’re trying to put yourself in that moment and trying to prepare yourself, to have a ‘memory before the game. I don’t know if you’d call it visualising or dreaming, but I’ve always done it, my whole life.” Wayne Rooney

24. “I’ve matured since joining United, on and off the field.” Wayne Rooney

25. “Becoming a dad was the proudest moment of my life. Playing football does not even compare.” Wayne Rooney

26. “Growing up, watching the Premier League as far back as I can remember, feeling the trophy and having the medal around my neck was an unbelievable feeling.” Wayne Rooney

27. “There are many ways to grow football-wise. You go slow or are pushed to go faster, otherwise you get left behind. For me, there would be trouble in stopping learning.” Wayne Rooney

28. “When famous people come up to you it’s a bit weird, but it’s an honour, really, when they recognise you and want to chat to you for a bit.” Wayne Rooney

29. “There’s a lot more pressure on me at United. There are people out there trying to shoot you down.” Wayne Rooney

30. “When you are 16 there is no fear whatsoever. As you get older you play in more important games and that is when you start thinking about what will happen if you win or lose.” Wayne Rooney

31. “I’ve trained all my life. I’ve always been one who enjoys training so it’s not something that I think I can just stop doing. It might not be as regular but I want to keep training.” Wayne Rooney

32. “I am as passionate about the England team as anyone.” Wayne Rooney

33. “Football is made up of all kinds of conflict. In a dressing room, between players, between us and the manager, between us and loads of people who don’t seem to matter. It’s constant and harsh sometimes.” Wayne Rooney

34. “If you look at my bookings, they’ve gone down each season. That’s something I’m trying to keep improving. On the pitch you don’t want any silly bookings.” Wayne Rooney

35. “I just hate losing and that gives you an extra determination to work harder.” Wayne Rooney

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