Rooney admits he's even answered back at times.
Rooney told Shortlist: "I've been on the end of so many, they all roll into one.
"Sometimes you will speak back to him and say what you feel. He's the boss though so you listen of course and he's usually making a valid point.
"He's very different from the man the public see. The football man is hard, he's firm, he gets his point across and he wants to win.
"But when we're travelling or staying in hotels though he's up for a laugh with the players. He works hard and is serious away from the game he is very bubbly."