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06th Jan 2019

Wayne Rooney ‘arrested on public intoxication and swearing charges’ in Washington D.C.

Wayne Farry

Rooney is currently playing in Major League Soccer with D.C. United.

Wayne Rooney has been arrested for public intoxication and swearing charges in Washington D.C.

The offence, according to court documents posted online by ABC 7 journalist Erin Hawksworth, took place on 16 December.

Rooney was released on his own recognisance after being arrested and paid a $25 fine on 4 January, according to the records.

He was arrested by the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority at Dulles International Airport after spending a number of days in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Rooney moved to Washington D.C. and signed a three-and-a-half year deal with the MLS side in June 2018. He enjoyed a successful season with him, lifting them from bottom of their division at the time of his arrival to the first round of the play-offs.