"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."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Wayne Rooney on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Wayne Rooney on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Wayne Rooney on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Wayne Rooney on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Wayne Rooney on Mark Twain
"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."
"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."
"Nice to see your home fans boo you. That's what loyal support is."