Rooney: I Made A Stupid Mistake
Everton striker Wayne Rooney has spoken publicly for the first time since his ban for drink-driving.
The former Manchester United forward was arrested in September 2017 after being pulled over by police in Cheshire, while driving a black VW Beetle around 2am.
He was taken to court, banned from driving for two years and has since been sentenced to community service, working at a garden centre, which he says he is enjoying.
The former England captain has now taken time to reflect on the incident and felt sorry for himself, admitting he let his family down.
“Sometimes you make mistakes. I held my hands up. I made a mistake.
“I knew straight away I had made a stupid mistake and I have to move on.
"It is not nice. I’ve got children and it is not nice for them to see that and I try to move on and learn from it which I feel I am doing.”
Rooney may have found his fitness again scoring five goals in his last four games and captaining Everton under new manager Sam Allardyce.
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