Wayne Rooney. A man who captains both Manchester United and England, as well as just five goals at club level from being the record goal scorer for both.
He is a man who has played at the top level for well over a decade, being at the forefront of one the greatest periods in United’s history.
Rooney is so invisible right now.
— Rajat Verma (@megARajat) August 14, 2016
However, much like the Red Devils as whole, the 30-year old has struggled in recent years.
Rooney is so lost, dude can even track a ball down… Just a fat dude
— Demoko (@demokopat) August 14, 2016
Despite his standing as a legend in the English game, the former Everton prodigy casts a divisive figure, with criticism directed towards him at almost a gamely basis.
Rooney's only skill nowadays is passing wide to kill attacks
— dan (@theshockmasters) August 14, 2016
With Jose Mourinho leading his new incarnation of the side away at Bournemouth today, the captain has been slated on Twitter.
Mkhitaryan would be doing a much more effective job than Rooney at the moment. He seems petrified to take the ball on the half turn.
— Andreas (@Andreas91L) August 14, 2016
Forming a ‘dream partnership’ with Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Rooney hasn’t entirely convinced during the opening 45 minutes of the season opener on the South Coast.
Look how Rooney killed that counter attack
— Michael (@JuanAndHerrera) August 14, 2016
Here’s how Twitter rates the forward.