Wayne Rooney is undoubtedly the most talked-about teenager in Britain, due to his undeniable soccer skills, record transfer fees, and controversial off-the-field activities. The debate has continued to rage over Rooney since he became the world's most expensive teenager after joining Manchester United in September 2004. So is Rooney the new Pele, or heading for early burnout like George Best and Paul Gascoigne? This book tells the full, explosive story of Wayne Rooney's rise to fame. It delves beneath the headlines and the scandal to build a portrait of Rooney's crazy life as a young soccer star.