Wayne Rooney and wife Coleen have seen it all - scandals, affairs, one night stands

Updated: 23 October, 2020 16:06 IST | Shawn.Dsouza
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    Wayne Rooney started dating Coleen when they were just 16 years of age. They met when they were 12 years.

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    The relationship came under the limelight once Wayne Rooney entered football and became an international star at just 17.

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    In October 2003, Wayne Rooney popped the question to Coleen with a diamond ring and the couple got engaged.

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    In 2002, a dark phase began after reports of Wayne Rooney visiting a brothel surfaced. Wayne Rooney also went on to admit to the same later on.

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    Wayne Rooney married Coleen when she was of age 21 in Italy on June 12, 2008.

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    On November 2, 2009, Wayne and Coleen Rooney welcomed their first child - Kai Wayne Rooney - into the world.

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    On May 21, 2013, Wayne and Coleen Rooney welcomed their second child - Klay Anthony Rooney - into the world.

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    On January 24, 2016, Wayne and Coleen Rooney welcomed their third kid - Kit Joseph Rooney - into the world.

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    On February 15, 2018, Wayne and Coleen Rooney welcomed their fourth child - Cass Mac Rooney - into the world.

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    In 2013, Wayne and Coleen's marriage hit a rough patch again after it was rumoured that Rooney reportedly paid a 21-year-old woman Jennifer Thompson for intercourse. This was during the time Coleen was pregnant.

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    A former British prostitute named Helen Wood had also alleged that Wayne Rooney slept with her in 2009 when his wife Coleen was pregnant with the couple's first son. She later on went on to apologise to Coleen Rooney.

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    In January 2019, Coleen Rooney escaped without a scrape after she was involved in a car crash just near her home.

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    In February 2019, an exclusive report by the Sun claimed that Wayne Rooney would be 'devastated' but also 'relieved' if Coleen left him as the couple were facing difficult times.

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    In August 2019, Wayne Rooney was pictured with a mystery woman in Canada. Furious, Coleen told Wayne to return back to the United Kingdom with her. This is also so he can be there for their children most of the time.

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    In picture: Wayne Rooney and Coleen Rooney with their four children - Kai, Klay, Kit and Cass.

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    In picture: Wayne Rooney and Coleen Rooney with their four children - Kai, Klay, Kit and Cass - on a holiday to Disneyland.

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    Although Wayne Rooney and his wife Coleen Rooney's marriage have been embroiled in major controversies, the couple have managed to beat all odds and make it work and stay together.

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    On their 12th wedding anniversary in June 2020,  Coleen Rooney took to Instagram to share a candid moment with Wayne Rooney from their wedding day and wrote, "Happy anniversary @waynerooney.... 12 years since that unbelievable celebration. I love you."

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    Coleen Rooney shared another romantic and candid moment from her wedding day with Wayne Rooney and wrote, "Thanks @julieperryevents for making our wedding such a magical celebration. Loved every minute #anniversary."

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About The Gallery

Wayne Rooney has been a star for the England team as well as the clubs he played. His wife Coleen Rooney has been a rock in his life throughout. However, on the personal front, Rooney and wife Coleen have had their fair share of ups and downs. As Wayne Rooney celebrates his 35th birthday, we take a look at how their marriage has stood the test of time. (Pictures Courtesy/ Wayne Rooney and Coleen Rooney's Instagram)

First Published: 24 October, 2019 10:55 IST