Wayne Rooney threatens legal action against The Mirror in furious Facebook post 6 years ago

Wayne Rooney threatens legal action against The Mirror in furious Facebook post

"The matter is now with my lawyers so can't say anymore at this time."

The fourteen coldest words in the English language.

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Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has taken to Facebook to let The Mirror know that he doesn't appreciate their accusations that he took Nike products from a display cabinet in a Wembley VIP corporate box.

The article in The Mirror, which featured CCTV footage of Rooney handling various Nike products, claimed that Rooney "helped himself to a goodies haul", something that has been steadfastly denied by Nike, the FA and Rooney himself.

Read Rooney's response to the claims made the article below:

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Allegations published by the Sunday Mirror that were presented to my management team, Nike and the FA are denied by all,...

Posted by Wayne Rooney on Sunday, 20 March 2016