Wayne Rooney will stand trial in late September
Attacker "Everton" Wayne Rooney charged with driving a car in a state of intoxication. He will stand trial in late September.

In late September, the Everton forward Wayne Rooney will stand trial, reports the BBC. The police of Cheshire confirmed that the forward was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.

The night before, police stopped Volkswagen Rooney for speeding when the football player returned after dinner. The incident occurred next to the house of the 31-year-old striker. The Englishman was detained. After the official presentation of charges, he was released on bail.

Last week, Rooney on his official website announced the end of his career in the England team. The striker has been in favor of the national team since 2003. He is the best scorer of the national team (53 goals), and the number of matches played (119) is second only to Peter Shilton (125).

"It was nice that Gareth Southgate this week called and said he wants to see me in the team. I really appreciate it. But I've been thinking about it for a long time and I told Gareth that I want to finish my career in the England team. It will be better for everyone. This is a difficult decision. I discussed it with my family, with the Everton coach and with the closest people. The performance for the national team was special for me, but now it's time, "RUNNY Sports.ru quoted the statement.

Forward was only the second player in history, who managed to score 200 goals in the English Premier League. The first was made by the striker of "Blackburn" and "Newcastle" Alan Shearer, who scored in the championship a total of 260 goals.

For Manchester United Rooney scored 183 of his 200 goals, 17 - for Everton. The Englishman played for the Liverpool club from 2002 to 2004, after which he moved to Manchester United for 13 years. Back to Liverpool Rooney returned before the start of this season.

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