Former England and Manchester United football club captain Wayne Rooney will begin his mental health tussle during a new documentary. England’s all-time record scorer stars a behind the scenes look at their family life which will air in early 2022. Rooney, who is now manager of the Championship Derby team, tackles some of the toughest topics in the unique film, talking about the moments that led to media stories on and off the field.
“I want people to understand me better as a person. All my life as a young athlete I go through tough times and a lot of people talk about the time when I was really down, I didn’t want to be around anyone.” Wayne Rooney said on mental health while opening the show.
“People talk about mental health when I’ve ever seen anyone. It’s about realizing what was going through your mind and trying to cope with the pressure of playing for Manchester United and trying to be successful, playing for your country, then your country. controlled and exerted high pressure. They’ll get a real perspective on what’s going through my mind.”
Rooney entered the scene as a 16-year-old for Everton in 2002 before playing at Euro 2004 for the Three Lions, which led to a world record for a teenager at Manchester United. “It was completely new to me to be in the limelight at the age of 16 and to take care of everything that comes with playing for my country at the age of 17.” Rooney further added, “I learned on my feet. I had to learn quickly. Of course, there were some mistakes along the way. It’s exciting for me to do and it will be interesting for people to watch.”