Wayne Rooney slaps WWE wrestler Wade Barrett

first_imgManchester United and England skipper Wayne Rooney mockingly slapped World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) wrestler Wade Barrett for trying to humiliate him.Rooney, along with United assistant manager Ryan Giggs and former team-mate Darren Fletcher, attended the WWE live event “Raw” at the Manchester Arena on Monday.”In this ring are two men who can easily be described as championship material. Which, of course, is more than can be said of Wayne Rooney and Manchester United,” Barrett was quoted as saying by Daily Mail, while standing in the ring, on Monday.Rooney was seated in the front row with his son Kai when the Lancashire-born Barrett uttered those comments, which didn’t go down well with the 30-year-old footballer.Barrett continued to insult Rooney and even made reference to Rooney’s eldest son in the scripted event.”I’d hate for your little boy to sit there and watch his own father fail. Because let’s face it, he gets to experience that every single time you step on a football pitch,” Barrett said.last_img read more