The famous English striker Wayne Rooney, who plays for the club of his youth Everton, decided to pursue a career in the United States. According to British media reports, 32-year-old top scorer in the history of England (53 goals) and Manchester United (253 goals) close to the transition into the club of the American League MLS “DC United”.
According to The Washington Post, from the sale of the former stars of “Manchester United”, “Everton” will come to the rescue of £ 12 million ($16.3 million), and the salary of Rooney in the new club will be at least $ 5 million per year. Although, according to the publication, the Americans are willing to pay the father of three sons (pictured) and 8 million. The contract will come into force in July, when the North American League will open the transfer window.
By the way, at the moment the highest paid player in MLS — the forward “Toronto” Sebastian Giovinco, who makes $ 7.1 million per season. In the second place his teammate, midfielder Michael Bradley — 6.5 million by the Way, newbie “Los Angeles Gelaksi” the Swede Zlatan Ibrahimovic gets “only” 1.5 million per season.
I will add that “DC United” is in the MLS championship last 11th place. However, the team from Washington on two or three games less than most rivals.