Captain Manchester United Wayne Rooney lost 500 thousand pounds sterling (642 thousand dollars) in a casino for one night. On this Sunday, May 14, according to The Sun.
According to the publication, the player spent two hours at Manchester’s 235 Casino and played Russian roulette and blackjack. According to one of the visitors of the institution, Rooney often put on red and “as if he was in his own world.” The eyewitness also noted that the athlete drank a few bottles of beer, but was not drunk.
The Sun notes that the Englishman took advantage of the absence of his wife, Colin, who left with her three children on a trip to Europe.
In the 2016/2017 season, Rooney played 22 matches for Manchester United in the English Premier League, scored four goals and gave five assists. His salary is about 300 thousand pounds (386 thousand dollars) per week.
Together with the “Manchester” striker became the five-time winner of the Premier League, winner of the FA Cup, and also won the Champions League. Rooney is the top scorer in club history.