- Englishman Wayne Rooney has completed a return to Everton
- He played for 13 years at Manchester United before leaving on Sunday, July 9, 2017
- Rooney played 559 games for the Red Devils scoring 253 goals
After 13 years of playing for Manchester United, Englishman Wayne Rooney has returned to boyhood club Everton on a free transfer on Sunday, July 9, 2017.
The Toffees have confirmed that the deal for the star striker was done as he comes back to Goodison Park 13 years after his departure.
Rooney, 31, played 559 games for the Red Devils in his stay at Old Trafford scoring 253 goals for the Premier League club.
He won five Premier League titles and each of the Champions League, Europa League and FA Cup once after joining from the Toffees for £27m in 2004.
"It's a great feeling to be back. I cannot wait to meet the lads, get on the training pitch and then get on the pitch to play.
"I'm not just coming back because it's the team I support, the team I grew up playing for - I'm coming back because I feel the club can move forward and be successful," Rooney said.
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