Manchester United Legend Wayne Rooney Inducted Into Premier League Hall of Fame
- Ex-Manchester United man Wayne Rooney has become the latest star to be inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame
- Rooney joins former Red Devils stars Eric Cantona, Roy Keane and David Beckham who were inducted in 2021
- Former Arsenal captain Patrick Vieira, alongside Rooney, are the first names to be inducted in the Hall of Fame 'Class of 2022'
Former England forward Wayne Rooney has become the latest Manchester United legend to be inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame on Wednesday.
The former Red Devils captain joins the likes of Alan Shearer, Thierry Henry, David Beckham, Eric Cantona, and Roy Keane in the illustrious group, according to the club's official website.
Rooney netted 253 career goals for Manchester United to become the Red Devils’ highest-ever goal-scorer during his stint with the club.
The former England hit-man clinched 5 Premier League titles, scoring 183 goals in the league in 393 appearances for the Old Trafford club.
Alongside Rooney, Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira has also been named in the list of Premier League inductees.
The Premier League outdoored the Hall of Fame last year to acknowledge retired stars ex-stars who have an extraordinary feat of on-pitch success and have shown massive contribution to the top division since its inception in 1992.
The Hall of Fame is highest individual honour awarded to players by the Premier League.
Rooney took temporary charge as a player-coach of Derby County in November last year. Two months later, the 35-year-old has accepted the manager's job on a two-year deal.
The Championship club took to Twitter to congratulate the all-time record scorer for England.
Congratulations to @WayneRooney on being inducted into the @premierleague Hall of Fame!
Wayne Rooney's Sons Stun in Man United Kits as They Pose with Dad
Sports Brief earlier reported that Wayne Rooney has shared a stunning photo of his two sons, Kai and Kit, rocking Man United kits.
The Man United legend cut a smiley face in the photo as he revealed all three were headed for their respective matches as he wished his two sons the best in their own outing.
Rooney posted the photo on Instagram on Sunday, January 30, just hours before his Derby side's clash against Birmingham City in the Championship.