11th January 2022
Rooney gives us total access to one of football’s greatest strikers as the man himself recounts stories from some of the most important moments of his life!
Testimonies from the people closest to him, including family, friends and his wife, Coleen. Rooney offer a window into Wayne’s formative years; from his time as a young boy growing up in the Liverpool district of Croxteth, through to his teenage life where his emerging stardom led to him facing intense scrutiny from the British press.
The film places Rooney’s professional career under a microscope, journeying through some of the highest and most challenging moments in the life of England’s record goal scorer. Featuring intimate interviews with footballing greats such as David Beckham, Gary Neville, Rio Ferdinand,and Thierry Henry, they illustrate first-hand accounts of Rooney as a teammate and an opponent. Meaningful testimonies from the likes of Rooney’s first Premier League manager David Moyesand, Rooney’s first England manager Sven-Göran Eriksson, describe the seemingly unlimited potential they saw in Rooney at such a young age.
Rooney is directed by BAFTA award winner Matt Smith.
The highly anticipated documentary film on the life and career of Wayne Rooney will launch exclusively on Prime Video worldwide on February 11, 2022!