One of the best players in world football, Wayne Rooney has excelled and proven himself as a world class player in the past few seasons. He began to finally display and prove his enormous potential, after the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo in the 2009/2010 season, where he bagged an excellent 34 goals in 44 appearances in all competitions.
Wayne Rooney was, at times, single-handedly winning matches for the Red Devils and was unstoppable that season, until his injury late into the season which affected the team's title challenge.
Wayne Rooney is known for his passion, constant movement, excellent ability to pick a pass, technique, superb shooting ability, pace and power. He's simply a world-class forward and marksman and is a lethal finisher.
He has begun the season in stunning fashion, with nine goals in his first five matches and when he's in this form, he's almost impossible to stop. He's the definite favorite for the Golden Boot.
Strengths: Passion, pace, unselfish, uncanny ability in picking out a pass, constant and superb movement which makes him such a handful to defences, and a lethal finisher, who's dangerous inside and outside the penalty area.
Weaknesses: Can be too passionate at times and can lose his head.
Prediction: Golden Boot winner