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Mourinho: Rooney has had ‘perfect’ career

Jose Mourinho has praised the ‘incredible career’ of Wayne Rooney, describing it as “perfect”.

The former England and Manchester United skipper returned to Goodison Park this summer where many thought he would end his career. Reports in recent days however have suggested that the 32-year-old will be on the move again after being linked with a move to MLS side DC United.

During his final year at Old Trafford, Rooney of course worked under the management of Jose Mourinho, and despite allowing him to leave the club last summer, the United boss has been full of praise for his former Captain:

“When he made it at boyhood club Everton the world was surprised with that kid,” said Mourinho.

“Then he goes to Manchester United and has the incredible career he had.

“Then he lands in the Premier League again at Everton Football Club. I think his career in England was perfect. What next? He decides MLS and in MLS you always have some iconic players that are doing to end their career there.

“You had (Steven) Gerrard, (Frank) Lampard, (Patrick) Vieira, so many of them. Now you have Zlatan (Ibrahimovic) and Wayne.

“So I just hope he enjoys and of course he will bring the attention that MLS needs to attract more people to steal people from the sports the Americans normally are in love with.”

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