‘My Decade in the Premier League’ is Wayne’s first hand account of his 10 years playing at the highest level in English football – and for the biggest club in the world. This is his inside story of life on the pitch for Manchester Utd; the League titles, FA Cups, League Cups and Champions League adventures. A must for any Utd fan.
Wayne Rooney is widely regarded as one of the leading football players of his generation. A talisman for Manchester United, since his transfer to them in 2004, Rooney is their star player and the first name on the team sheet.
In the 10 years since he made his debut as a 16 year old for Everton, he has acquired trophy after trophy, accolade after accolade and headline after headline.
‘My Decade in the Premier League’ is the inside account of life as a Premier League footballer from the man every one wants to hear from. This is his story, in his words. From gracing the ground at Goodison as an excitable 16 year old to lifting the Champions League trophy with Manchester United. From the emotional high of scoring the winner against Manchester City with that overhead bicycle kick to the crushing low of the thrashing City handed out at Old Trafford in the 2011-12 season.
This is a book for the fan who would kill to get just 30 seconds on the pitch at The Theatre of Dreams – to run on the famous turf and score in front of the Stretford End. ‘My Decade in the Premier League’ gives a real insight in to what goes in to being part of the biggest club in the world; the training pitch, the dressing room, the manager, the coaches and, most importantly, the buzz of crossing that white line and hearing the 76,000 strong crowd chant your name.
In intricate, emotional detail Wayne talks about every season he has spent in the Premier League and how it feels to be one the most celebrated footballers on the planet.Klappentext:
The inside account of life as a Premier League footballer from the man every one wants to hear from.
Since making his full Premier League debut, for Everton against Southampton on 17th August 2002, Wayne Rooney has gone on to become one of the most decorated and iconic figures in British football.
A talisman for Manchester United, Wayne has collected an impressive haul of silverware over the course of the past decade; 4 Premier League titles, 1 Champions League, 3 League Cups, FIFA World Club Champions, 3 Community Shields, PFA Player of the Year awards and the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year. In 2011, Wayne became Manchester United’s highest ever goal scorer in the Premier League.
For the first time, Wayne takes the fans behind the scenes at the biggest club in the world. He reveals the stories behind the success; the players, coaches and personalities that have helped shape his game; the highs of Premier League success and the lows of Champions League defeats; his relationship with the greatest manager in British football history - Sir Alex Ferguson - and his love of crossing that white line on match day and, as he’s done throughout his career, scoring the winning goal.
My Decade in the Premier League is THE story of the past 10 years in the top flight, as told by the most headline-grabbing player of his generation.
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