Man Utd's Rooney tribute to Liverpool captain Gerrard

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has paid tribute to Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard.

Regular skipper Gerrard was Rooney’s mentor in his early England days and he got a mention in despatches too.

Rooney said: “With England, Steven Gerrard has certainly been an inspiration in my career. As I was growing up, I saw his passion and desire to play for Liverpool and England and that’s fantastic.”

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