Rooney doesnt want special treatment at DC United

first_imgDC United skipper Wayne Rooney, doesn’t like the idea of being treated differently at the club and he is also loving life in the United States.Life in the United States of America for Wayne Rooney has been a completely different scenario compared to what he lived in England, his move to DC United has been arguably one of the best decisions of his life when thinking about the best retirement possible for one of the best careers of an English player.Other great players from the Three Lions have also decided to go on this MLS path and succeeded, David Beckham is the most famous case as the former Manchester United player went to play for LA Galaxy for a while and had a very rewarding experience that even convinced him to stay and keep working as a businessman in the US.Nobody knew how well Wayne Rooney was going to adapt to the MLS, but the legendary striker responded quickly to those doubts and soon started his very own revolution at DC United.Today, the England all-time top scorer has the club from the capital close to the playoffs and he is delivering incredible performances every week. Just this past Wednesday against Toronto, Wayne produced a brilliant free-kick that made headlines around the [email protected]’ #MiBWeekOfWayne continues! Tune in to the special Monday, Oct. 22 at 5:30 PM ET on @NBCSN. #DCU— D.C. United (@dcunited) October 18, 2018We may think that a major star like Wayne Rooney who is already regarded as one of the most celebrated English players in history, would like having the star treatment.But we would be wrong to assume that because Rooney is actually a man who doesn’t like living large like other football players, he is a family man who always struggled with the exposure he had back in England and now loves being completely unnoticed in America.The fact that people in the US are not that aware of football, gives major stars like Wayne Rooney the opportunity to live a more relaxed life with his family.When talking to the Men in Blazers soccer show from the US, Wayne explains how his life is at DC United.“If you’re going to be part of a team you have to be part of a team all in and do the same things,” said Wayne during the interview.“I don’t want special treatment because I’ve had a career in England. I want to be treated the same as the players here.”“I’m part of this team. It’s not rocket science – if you can go and form relationships with those players, speak to them, it helps.”wayne rooney, harry kane, englandReport: Rooney talks Engalnd Kane and Guardiola George Patchias – September 12, 2019 Wayne Rooney has spoken of his England record, Harry Kane smashing it and Pep Guardiola for England.In an interview on his Wayne Rooney podcast…“I know a lot of players who have come here, big players in other countries, they haven’t tended to form those relationships and buy into what the team are doing.”🗣️”It’s actually normal stuff which people do everyday in their lives, which I’ve actually missed out on a bit.” MIB SHOW @WayneRooney SPECIAL AIRS MONDAY, OCT. 22 AT 5:30 P.M. ET @NBCSN. Pod Special Here: #MiBWeekOfWayne— Men in Blazers (@MenInBlazers) October 17, 2018About the different traditions he had in England compared to now, Wayne Rooney also added: “It’s difficult for me to play Fifa with my friends at the moment,” he added.“We used to play back home when my kids were in bed. My friends would finish work and we’d play about 9 pm in the evening. But 9 pm in the evening is 4 pm here and right in the middle of the kids finishing school so I need to try and find a slot.”“But just to go out with my children here is a lot different to back home. You can do it back home but it just had to be more planned.”“Here I can pick them up from school and ask what they want to do; cinema, shops, and restaurants.”“Whereas at home you’re looking over your shoulder wondering who’s watching you, who’s filming you whereas here it’s a little bit more chilled out.”“It’s actually strange, it’s normal stuff people do every day which I’ve missed out on which is great to do,” he concluded.Wayne Rooney’s goal in the first half lifted D.C. United (-244) to a 1-0 win over Toronto FC last— Action Network Soccer (@ActionNetSoccer) October 18, 2018How far do you think Wayne Rooney will take DC United in the MLS this season? Please share your opinion in the comment section down below.last_img