"There are many ways to grow football-wise. You go slow or are pushed to go faster, otherwise you get left behind. For me, there would be trouble in stopping learning."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Wayne Rooney on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Wayne Rooney on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Wayne Rooney on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Wayne Rooney on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Wayne Rooney on Earl Nightingale
"Becoming a dad was the proudest moment of my life. Playing football does not even compare."
"Becoming a dad means you have to be a role model for your son and be someone he can look up to."
"You can learn more from the lows than the highs. The highs are great but the lows make you really look at things in a different way and want to improve. Every player will have both in their careers and I have, but what you get is that experience which is so important to perform at your best."
"When famous people come up to you it's a bit weird, but it's an honour, really, when they recognise you and want to chat to you for a bit."
"When you are 16 there is no fear whatsoever. As you get older you play in more important games and that is when you start thinking about what will happen if you win or lose."