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A collection of famous quotes and sayings by Wayne Rooney on work, determination, growing up, experience, fear, winning etc.

91 Famous Quotes By Wayne Rooney That Reveal His True Persona

Quick Facts

Born On: October 24, 1985

Born In: Croxteth, Liverpool, England

Wayne Mark Rooney hates losing and that is what prompts him to work harder.  Today one of the top scorers in the field of football, he believes that lows are as important as the high points in one’s career because they make you introspect and improve. A passionate footballer from his very childhood, he always wanted to play for England and believes that “pulling on your country’s shrit is the greatest honor a footballer can have”. And yes, in a Twitter post in 2011, he did confirm that he had a hair transplant. Let us now look into some of his quotes, in which he has talked not only about his game, but also about many other interesting subjects.

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Wayne Rooney

If you don't score, and you have chances, you are disappointed.

Wayne Rooney

If I'm staying in a hotel or I'm sleeping on my own I have the hairdryer on.

Wayne Rooney

I love playing football but I am like everyone else, I hate losing and love winning.

Wayne Rooney

I don't think I look up to any players. Obviously you respect everyone.

Wayne Rooney

Nice to see your own fans booing you.

Wayne Rooney

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

If you're not scoring the frustrations build up.

Wayne Rooney

If we're on long-haul flights I've been known to sleep on the floor so I hear the engine.

Wayne Rooney

I don't normally cook, but if I did it probably would be beans, sausage, bacon and eggs. I never really get to eat that to be honest.

Wayne Rooney

I love Barbados, it's really relaxing.

Wayne Rooney

I've matured since joining United, on and off the field.

Wayne Rooney

I've started doing my coaching badges, I'd like to be a manager one day.

Wayne Rooney

There's a lot more pressure on me at United. There are people out there trying to shoot you down

Wayne Rooney

Some players don't like training and I've seen some players who aren't bothered if they play or not. But I want to play every game. Sometimes you have to rest in certain games, but I want to play in every game.

Wayne Rooney

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

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

To me, Paul Scholes was in a class of his own.

Wayne Rooney

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

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

I'm only a human being.

Wayne Rooney

I'm just a normal young lad who plays football.

Wayne Rooney

I listen to 50 Cent, Jay-Z, Stereophonics, Arctic Monkeys; also the musical Oliver - I can sing every tune.

Wayne Rooney

We're going to do it. We're going to get to the World Cup.

Wayne Rooney

Football's about the young players, bringing youth team players through to the first team and hopefully getting the best out of them so they can go on to play for their country.

Wayne Rooney

I love football, I've never really taken an interest in anything else.

Wayne Rooney

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

I'll keep doing my training and I'm sure the goals will come.

Wayne Rooney

Those who said I'm not an out-and-out goal-scorer are probably right. I always feel I could score more.

Wayne Rooney

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

I'm proud I'm English and I'm passionate about my country.

Wayne Rooney

I grew up an Everton fan, my whole family are Everton fans and I grew up hating Liverpool. And that hasn't changed.

Wayne Rooney

Perfect partners don't exist. Perfect conditions exist for a limited time in which partnerships express themselves best.

Wayne Rooney

I'm proud I'm English and I'm passionate about my country.

Wayne Rooney

Becoming a dad was the proudest moment of my life. Playing football does not even compare.

Wayne Rooney

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

When I was about 16, I got my ball taken off me by the police for playing in the street - which is pathetic really.

Wayne Rooney

I love football so when I finish playing I would like to still be involved in it somehow and a manager would be my first choice.

Wayne Rooney

Those who said I'm not an out-and-out goal-scorer are probably right. I always feel I could score more.

Wayne Rooney

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

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

I like musicals and I love music.

Wayne Rooney

I love football, I've never really taken an interest in anything else.

Wayne Rooney

I don't think I look up to any players. Obviously you respect everyone.

Wayne Rooney

If you're not scoring the frustrations build up.

Wayne Rooney

If I'm staying in a hotel or I'm sleeping on my own I have the hairdryer on.

Wayne Rooney

I've started doing my coaching badges, I'd like to be a manager one day.

Wayne Rooney

I love Barbados, it's really relaxing.

Wayne Rooney

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

Football's about the young players, bringing youth team players through to the first team and hopefully getting the best out of them so they can go on to play for their country.

Wayne Rooney

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

I might have faults but I'm not a big head.

Wayne Rooney

I'm just a normal young lad who plays football.

Wayne Rooney

When they talk to me, people say, 'I didn't expect you to be how you are.'

Wayne Rooney

I'm only a human being.

Wayne Rooney

I am as passionate about the England team as anyone.

Wayne Rooney

Unlike others who have been caught swearing on camera, I apologised immediately. And yet I am the only person banned for swearing. That doesn't seem right.

Wayne Rooney

I am not the first player to have sworn on TV and I won't be the last.

Wayne Rooney

You just want to keep playing consistently now and keep working hard and I'm sure the goals will come.

Wayne Rooney

I train as hard as I can every time I train and I do extra training every day and I've done that since I was a young boy.

Wayne Rooney

If you don't score, and you have chances, you are disappointed.

Wayne Rooney

Diving has been in the game for years. Probably the coverage the game gets now, with all the cameras around, it gets highlighted a bit more. But it hasn't got any worse.

Wayne Rooney

I love football, football is my life.

Wayne Rooney

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

I don't normally cook, but if I did it probably would be beans, sausage, bacon and eggs. I never really get to eat that to be honest.

Wayne Rooney

If we're on long-haul flights I've been known to sleep on the floor so I hear the engine.

Wayne Rooney

Sometimes you have to rest in certain games, but I want to play in every game.

Wayne Rooney

There's a lot more pressure on me at United. There are people out there trying to shoot you down.

Wayne Rooney

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

I think the fans are going to expect a lot from me, as they should.

Wayne Rooney

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

Wayne Rooney

When I was younger, I used to visualise myself scoring wonder goals, stuff like that.

Wayne Rooney

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

I am mentally strong.

Wayne Rooney

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

I want to score in every game and win things. That's the most important thing.

Wayne Rooney

I've matured since joining United, on and off the field.

Wayne Rooney

The lifestyle I lead as a footballer means I am always in the spotlight.

Wayne Rooney

Nice to see your home fans boo you. That's what loyal support is.

Wayne Rooney

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

Just to confirm to all my followers I have had a hair transplant. I was going bald at 25 why not.

Wayne Rooney

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

Everyone who watches me play knows I am an honest player.

Wayne Rooney

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

I just hate losing and that gives you an extra determination to work harder.

Wayne Rooney

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

I play the game as honestly as I can. If the referee gives a penalty there is nothing you can do.

Wayne Rooney

I'll keep doing my training and I'm sure the goals will come.

Wayne Rooney

Perfect partners don't exist. Perfect conditions exist for a limited time in which partnerships express themselves best.

Wayne Rooney

Some players don't like training and I've seen some players who aren't bothered if they play or not. But I want to play every game. Sometimes you have to rest in certain games, but I want to play in every game.

Wayne Rooney

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