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England former skipper Wayne Rooney nipped for “Booze-d-Driving”

Story courtesy of Sky News

The Everton striker, 31, was stopped by police while driving a black VW Beetle along Altrincham Road in Wilmslow, Cheshire, at 2am on Friday.

Rooney has been released on bail and is due to appear at Stockport Magistrates’ Court on 18 September – the day after his former club Manchester United take on The Toffees at Old Trafford.

A picture posted on Instagram just after 10pm on Thursday showed Rooney and cricketer Jack McIver at the Bubble Room bar in Alderley Edge.

Mr McIver wrote: “International Break #legend.”

The post was deleted as reports of Rooney’s arrest surfaced after 11am on Friday.

The Liverpool-born player, whose wife Coleen is pregnant with their fourth child, retired from international football in August having captained the Three Lions since 2014.

Rooney, of Collar House Drive, Prestbury, is England’s all-time top scorer with 53 goals.

He rejoined boyhood club Everton this summer after 13 years at Manchester United.

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