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Wayne Rooney is ‘arrested on public intoxication and swearing charges’ in USA

Wayne Rooney has been arrested for public intoxication and swearing charges in Washington D.C.

He was arrested on December 16, 2018 in Loudoun County, Virginia, home to Washington Dulles airport.

Rooney was arrested by the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority, although it is unclear if he was held at the airport or elsewhere in the vicinity.

Rooney was released on his own recognizance and paid a $25 fine on January 4th, according to The Athletic.

The former Manchester United footballer currently lives in the US and plays for Major League Soccer Club D.C. United.

He signed a three and half year deal with D.C United in June 2018.

Coleen headed to her hometown of Liverpool for Christmas and New Year after spending six months in the USA.

Rooney is currently 13 months into a drink-driving ban and has completed 100 hours of community service which was part of his punishment.

Rooney posted a photo of himself at an event in Saudi Arabia in the days prior to the arrest.

Rooney, the former England and Manchester United captain, was arrested in September 2017 for driving under the influence in Wilmslow, Cheshire,

He pleaded guilty and received a two-year driving ban and paid a £170 fine.

Rooney also agreed to undergo a drink-driving rehabilitation that could reduce his driving ban.

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