"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."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Wayne Rooney on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."Wayne Rooney on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Wayne Rooney on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Wayne Rooney on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Wayne Rooney on Ambrose Bierce
"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 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."
"Nice to see your home fans boo you. That's what loyal support is."