Wayne Rooney set to be introduced as newest star to make move to MLS

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Published on June 29, 2018 - Duration: 01:43s

Wayne Rooney set to be introduced as newest star to make move to MLS

Wayne Rooney latest soccer star to move to MLS as DC United announce the former Everton player is joining club

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Wayne Rooney set to be introduced as newest star to make move to MLS

SHOWS: WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES.

(JUNE 28, 2018)(DC UNITED - ACCESS ALL) 1.

WAYNE ROONEY PROMOTIONAL VIDEO BY DC UNITED - VARIOUS OF ROONEY PUTTING ON DC UNITED UNIFORM AND SHOWING DATE OF ROONEY'S FIRST MATCH WITH TEAM 2.

ROONEY INTERVIEW 3.

(SOUNDBITE)(English) WAYNE ROONEY SAYING: "I think D.C.

Obviously showed great interest in me and the opportunity to come over here, it's a great city, obviously the capital, to come over with my family but also it's a great project with the new stadium, the new training facilities next year, there's so much that really excited me so that was me reasons, wanted to try and help D.C.

Get back to winning trophies and hopefully I can do that." 4.

BLACK FLASH 5.

(SOUNDBITE)(English) WAYNE ROONEY SAYING: "You know I want to come here to play football and that's what I want to do to try and help the team and try and help us move forward and higher up in the league and be successful over the next few years." 6.

UNITED GENERAL MANAGER DAVE CASPER INTERVIEW 7.

(SOUNDBITE)(English) D.C.

UNITED GENERAL MANAGER DAVE CASPER SAYING: "This is the biggest signing in the history of our club, we're getting a guy who is the all-time leading scorer for Man United and the English National Team who is still playing at an extremely high level, led Everton in scoring last year and we're very lucky and very thrilled to get him." 8.

VARIOUS OF DC UNITED'S NEW HOME - 'AUDI FIELD STADIUM' WILL HOLD IT'S FIRST MATCH ON JULY 14, 2018 AND WILL BE THE FIRST MATCH ROONEY PLAYS FOR DC UNITED STORY: Former England international striker Wayne Rooney has left Everton to join Major League Soccer (MLS) side DC United, both clubs announced on Thursday (June 28).

"Everton and Wayne Rooney have reached an agreement for the player to join MLS side D.C.

United on a permanent transfer," the English club said on their website.

"Rooney will complete the formalities of his move when the MLS transfer window opens on July 10."

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