Wayne Rooney in a duel with Leo Messi


Rooney says that he dreamed of playing for Messi's Barça in 2010

Published:24/11/2020 - 11:30h

Updated:24/11/2020 - 11:30h

Wayne Rooney, a former United striker, spoke about his past and the moment he was able to finish in LaLiga. The Englishman had the possibility of going to Real Madrid and Barça, and confessed that he thought a lot about finishing as a Barça player

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Wayne Rooney was one of the best forwards of the world during several years and was in the diary of varied of the best teams of the world. The English did career in the Manchester United, where turned into an institution, but there was an occasion in which it was about to to leave Old Trafford and the Premier League. He same has recognised it recently in an interview for the official web of the 'network devils'.

Specifically, it went in the summer of 2010, and according to account, went the Spanish league the competition that more tempted him. "In my head, in this moment, in this period of two days, was smart to go to play to Spain", admitted. In LaLiga, only two groups could aspire to do with him, Real Madrid and FC Barcelona. The British could finish in any one of the two, but he always preferred to play in the Barça.

"Initially, it had liked me go to Barcelona", stood out. Nevertheless, in spite of his wishes, the whites were a more viable option and was more near to play in Santiago Bernabéu that in the Camp Nou . "It seemed more likely that was to the Real Madrid that to the Barça", puntualizó. In spite of this, what more motivated him in this moment was to play with the jugadorazos that had the culés in this period.

"I remember to be seated a day and think: 'it imagines to play in this Barcelona with ​​Messi, Xavi, Iniesta and Busquets'", commented. Futbolísticamente, Rooney recognised that it saw fitting wonderfully in the team barcelonista, since it motivated him a lot the style that practised in the City Condal. "It thought that it could have fit perfectly. Also, that would have had the ball and would have to the rivals running behind", affirmed.

Also it cleared that it would have understood perfectly with Leo Messi, since in this moment the Argentinian played in the right and no by the centre, as it has played a lot in the last years. "And in this moment, Messi did not play as it plays now, like the number 9, for example. There would be incompatibility", aimed. It is necessary to remember that the Barça fichó this summer to David Villa, that seems that it won him the game to the English.

Rooney descartó That it could go to the City

On the other hand, Wayne admitted that Chelsea also interested by him and that never was near to finish in the Manchester City. "They were the Real Madrid, the Barcelona and Chelsea, the of the Manchester City follows appearing, but never had the option to go there. Also there were rumours on this, but the others three, in reality, himself were options more realistic", finalised.

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