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Man Utd boss Mourinho: Rooney will be good for MLS

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says Wayne Rooney will be good for MLS.

Rooney has left Everton for DC United.

Speaking to ESPN, his former United boss Mourinho said: “He decides the MLS and in MLS, you have always some iconic players that are going to end their career there.

“You had Gerrard, you had Lampard, you had [Patrick] Vieira, you had so many of them. David Beckham played there, too.

“You now have Zlatan, you now have Wayne. I just hope he enjoys it and, of course, he'll bring the attention that the MLS needs to attract more people, to steal some people from the other sports that normally the American people are in love with.

“When he made it at Everton, his boyhood club, the world was surprised with that kid and then he went to Manchester United and he had the incredible career he had. Then in the Premier League again at Everton Football Club, so I think his career in England was perfect."

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