UK News Wayne Rooney charged with drink driving

15:56  01 september  2017
15:56  01 september  2017 Source:   news.sky.com

Rooney arrested for drink driving

  Rooney arrested for drink driving Wayne Rooney has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving, according to Sky sources. Police in Cheshire stopped the 31-year-old, England's record goalscorer and former captain, near his home on Thursday night.Rooney announced his international retirement last week after scoring 53 goals in 119 appearances.The striker was on target in each of his first two Premier League appearances this season after rejoining boyhood club Everton from Manchester United.He was seen posing in a selfie with cricketer Jack McIver in the Bubble Room bar in Alderley Edge earlier that day.

Former England football captain was arrested in the early hours of Friday after police stopped a VW Beetle in Wilmslow.

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An Instagram photo showing Wayne Rooney, tagged at a bar. The photo was uploaded hours before he was arrested for drink driving. Pic: JackMciver26 © Other An Instagram photo showing Wayne Rooney, tagged at a bar. The photo was uploaded hours before he was arrested for drink driving. Pic: JackMciver26 Wayne Rooney © Reuters Wayne Rooney

Former England captain Wayne Rooney has been charged with drink driving.

The Everton striker, 31, was stopped by police while driving a black VW Beetle along Altrincham Road in Wilmslow, Cheshire, at 2am on Friday.

Rooney, whose wife Coleen is pregnant with their fourth child, has been released on bail and is due to appear at Stockport Magistrates' Court on 18 September.

A picture was posted on Instagram just after 10pm on Thursday showing Rooney and cricketer Jack McIver at the Bubble Room bar in Alderley Edge.

Wayne Rooney charged with drunk driving

  Wayne Rooney charged with drunk driving Cheshire Police have charged Rooney with drunk driving after the ex-Manchester United star was arrested early on Friday morning.Everton forward and former England captain Wayne Rooney has been charged with drunk driving by Cheshire Police.

Footage appears to show footballer Wayne Rooney arriving home after being arrested on suspicion of drink driving .

The Everton striker was stopped by Cheshire police on Thursday evening and questioned.

Mr McIver wrote: "International Break #legend."

The post was deleted as reports of Rooney's arrest surfaced after 11am on Friday.

The Liverpool-born player retired from international football in August having captained the Three Lions since 2014.

Rooney, of Collar House Drive, Prestbury, is England's all-time top scorer with 53 goals.

He rejoined boyhood club Everton this summer after 13 years at Manchester United.

More to follow...

Koeman 'disappointed' with Rooney incident but vows to pick Everton forward .
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