Soccer – Rooney relishes MLS future

Former England captain Wayne Rooney has completed a move to MLS outfit DC United, ending his second spell with Everton after just one season. The 32-year-old forward has signed a three-and-a-half-year contract with United, ending his Premier League career with 208 top-flight goals to his name. He also netted a national team record 53 goals in 119 appearances for England, while also enjoying a lengthy trophy-laden stint with Manchester United, where he won the Premier League five times and the Champions League in 2008. However, Rooney says he is now ready for a new challenge and has promised to do all he can to make his time Stateside a success. He told his new club's official website: "Moving to America and MLS fulfils another career ambition for me. I have the hunger to be a success here and will give DC 100 per cent - as I have always done for every team I have ever played for." DC United are priced at 250/1 with bet365 to win the MLS Cup next season.

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