Wayne Rooney's Password Revealed to Be "Stella Artois" in Phone Hacking Case

Mark PattersonUK Staff WriterNovember 12, 2013

SAN SEBASTIAN, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 05:  Wayne Rooney of Manchester United looks on during the UEFA Champions League Group A match between Real Sociedad de Futbol and Manchester United at Estadio Anoeta on November 5, 2013 in San Sebastian, Spain.  (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Ever wondered how Wayne Rooney would guard his most personal information?

According to reports from the ongoing phone hacking trial, the forward's password for his phone, which was among those tapped during the scandal, was the name of a beer.

Glenn Mulcaire's notebook shows password for Wayne Rooney's mobile was "Stella Artois" #hacking

— David Brown (@DavidhBrown) November 12, 2013

So Rooney is not a sentimental type who names things after the people or things he loves most (or maybe he is...).

Either way, we're sure he won't be using "Stella" as his password anymore.

The phone hacking trial later offered more information about the striker—confirming that an infamous story about a visit to a Merseyside brothel was not true.

While the striker did visit the brothel with friends, he did not have sex with a grandmother who worked there—as was salaciously reported by the News of the World.

There goes the theory that "Stella Artois" was actually the stage name of the woman in question, then....