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Wayne Rooney has managed to shock everyone with latest claim

In fairness, we always had him pegged as a thoughtful romantic type.

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WAYNE ROONEY CAN surprise us sometimes.

Back in 2009, he claimed that he may have entered the priesthood if he hadn’t made the grade on the football pitch.

Now, in a taster for his upcoming BBC documentary ‘The Man Behind The Goals’, he’s revealed that he used to write poetry as a child.

“I used to love writing poems. Before I was with Colleen, just normal poems,” he said.

“I don’t know why, I used to like writing little stories when I first got with Colleen. I used to write a lot of poems.”

His wife then says Rooney still leaves poems for his sons Kai and Klay to read.


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Source: BBC/YouTube

The documentary airs on BBC One next Tuesday, 6th October.

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