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Everton striker Wayne Rooney arrested on suspicion of drink driving – Reports

The 31-year-old was stopped by police after a night out in Cheshire

PUBLISHED : Friday, 01 September, 2017, 4:50pm
UPDATED : Friday, 01 September, 2017, 4:50pm

Everton forward Wayne Rooney has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving near his home in Cheshire.

According to a report in the British media, England’s all-time record scorer was stopped by police after a night out on Thursday.

Rooney, who returned to his boyhood club in the off-season after 13 years at Manchester United, announced his international retirement last week after 119 appearances in which he scored 53 goals.

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The 31-year-old scored in each of his opening two Premier League games following his return to Goodison Park.

Rooney has lived the upmarket Prestbury area of Cheshire in a £6 million for the last 12 years.

His wife, Coleen, recently announced that she is expecting the couples fourth child.