Saturday, 19 September 2015

Wayne Rooney admits Manchester United would not be happy if he sparred again after boxing video was leaked last season

  • Wayne Rooney was filmed boxing with Phil Bardsley at home last season
  • The footage showed Rooney being knocked to the floor in his living room
  • The Manchester United striker boxed as an amateur when he was younger
  • But he believes the club would frown upon him lacing up the gloves again  
 has admitted Manchester United would take a dim view if their captain was to lace up his boxing gloves again.
Footage emerged last season of England's record goalscorer sparring with former team-mate Phil Bardsley at his house.
The striker denied he had been knocked out and responded to criticism with a punch-perfect celebration when he scored United's third goal against Tottenham on the same day the video was released.
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Wayne Rooney performed a boxing celebration last season after a video was leaked of him sparring
Wayne Rooney performed a boxing celebration last season after a video was leaked of him sparring
Wayne Rooney performed a boxing celebration last season after a video was leaked of him sparring
Rooney falls to the ground as if he had been knocked out after scoring United's third goal against Tottenham
Rooney falls to the ground as if he had been knocked out after scoring United's third goal against Tottenham