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Wayne Rooney Makes the Sun's Team of the Day: Manchester United Star Was Injured

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 01:  Wayne Rooney of Manchester United applauds the fans at the final whistle during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between Manchester United and FC Bayern Muenchen at Old Trafford on April 1, 2014 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
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Mark PattersonUK Staff WriterDecember 4, 2016

Wayne Rooney has been one of the key players keeping Manchester United's tough season on track, but his latest achievement, making The Sun's team of the week, might be his finest yet.

Rooney was included, presumably for his performance against Newcastle United—which, given he was out with a toe injury sustained in midweek and therefore didn't feature, let alone play. 

Never mind Rooney being in the Sun's team of the week despite not playing - what the hell sort of formation is that?

— Nick Miller (@NickMiller79) April 6, 2014

United won 4-0, thanks to a masterclass from Juan Mata, who scored a brace of goals and orchestrated the Red Devils' play.

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