Striker Rooney Misses at the Casino

Published November 5, 2008 by OCR Editor

Striker Rooney Misses at the Casino

Man U. striker went straight to casino from airport after returning from an international fixture in Belarus.

Wayne Rooney celebrated a successful international match - at the casino! British newspaper The Mirror has reported that English football star Wayne Rooney lost £65,000 in a two-hour gambling spree after hitting a casino at 4 AM.

The Manchester United striker went on his spree after arriving home from a successful World Cup qualifier in Belarus, in which he scored two goals in a 3-1 English victory.

Rooney 23, hit a members-only club in Manchester to play blackjack and roulette at £500 tables.

Gambling history
This is not the first time Rooney has thrown away big bucks at the casino.

In November 2007, he went on a £250,000 gambling spree while accompanying his Manchester United teammates to a Manchester casino to celebrate captain Rio Ferdinand's birthday.

And two years ago the Sunday Mirror reported that Rooney racked up £700,000 in debts while running a secret England national team dressing room gambling ring.

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