Manchester United fans on Twitter have been busy reminiscing about their former striker Wayne Rooney, after a video emerged highlighting the bullish forward’s passion and commitment to the cause.
Skinhead Wayne Rooney was iconic. No one wanted to mess with this beast 😳 pic.twitter.com/0PYm6iilzr
— Devils of United (@DevilsOfUnited) April 3, 2019
England’s all-time top goalscorer made 559 appearances for the Red Devils over the course of a 13-year stay at Old Trafford, in which he scored 253 goals and recorded 146 assists.
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The current D.C United marksman is arguably one of the greatest players in the club’s history, and the video on Twitter has got fans reminiscing about their glory days during a time when their players showed plenty of passion and determination.
United, now managed by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, are sat in sixth-place in the Premier League, and face an uphill battle to qualify for the Champions League.
It seems that their current period is so difficult to enjoy that they have been forced to take to days gone by for a source of entertainment.
Well, that’s if their reactions on Twitter are anything to go by…
Missing this kind of player in Man Utd. Nowdays everyone is running after salary rather than passion for club.
— Sanjeev (@imsanjeevk1792) April 3, 2019
Gosshh!!! I miss this passion in the Man United players!!! No nonsense!! @WayneRooney knew what it meant to wear that jersey and represent the club. Always giving 120% every time he played. This new generation needs to pick a leaf. A bunch of soft ninjas smh. #MUFC
— Luks © (@Lokki_Xiv) April 3, 2019
We need this right now
— AJ (@ajroberts22) April 3, 2019
He had passion for our club this something what we lack.
— Jordon Foyle (@JordonFoyle4) April 4, 2019
I still miss you my greatest lad, can’t these lads pick a leaf from u? Oh my United how I miss the old days. What will my child see???????
— Hon.Mutaawe JB (@jb_mutaawe) April 4, 2019
Need some of that in the team now
— Dave Parry (@DavePazz) April 4, 2019
Gosh I miss Rooney at Utd, was a Player who gives it all, even when it’s not working on the day. Unlike many of the current Squad who are more interested in dancing on Instagram!
— Hiten Patel (@AgentPatel) April 4, 2019
Fire in the belly a lot of the current squad should have a look at this.
— Brendan Fawl (@fawlo7) April 4, 2019