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​Man Utd's Rooney has staggering investments revealed..

Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney has a staggering pension pot of £48million, according to the recently published book Football Leaks: the Dirty Business of Football.

The book, which also revealed details of Paul Pogba's move to United, claims that Rooney's money is invested in an images rights company.

The book explains the nature of images right companies: "Usually, the IRC are used as "cash boxes" comparable to pension funds. As long as the pros are active, they do not touch the money flowing into their image rights companies.

"Only when they finish their career can they access saved money, liquidate the companies and can transfer the balance to their private accounts against a small tax surcharge.

"Wayne Rooney, the striker from Manchester United, has in his Image Rights Company Stoneygate, £48.9m of tax saving money, which in the season 2014-15 rose by 2.43million pound."

Vyom Chaudhary
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