THE mugshot said it all. Disgraced and dejected, Wayne Rooney stares impassively into the police camera following his arrest by the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority for public intoxication and swearing.
Six months after his American dream began, the question is being asked: are the Rooneys washed up in Washington?
Sources close to the family this week said they are ‘bored’ with their new American life and struggling to adjust to a diminished social scene.
So what is the truth about the Rooneys great American adventure? ALISON BOSHOFF reports…
The Loudon County Sheriff’s Office booking photo of footballer Wayne Rooney after he was arrested for public intoxication and swearing, 16 December 2018
WAYNE’S WORLD … A LIFE OF ANONYMITY IN Washington
Rooney’s American adventure began at the end of June 2018. He left Everton, the club he has supported since he was a boy, and signed as the star striker of struggling Washington-based soccer team DC United.
One rather sniffy headline ran: ‘Rooney