Fans Think 'Wayne Rooney' Is Secretly Playing In Manchester United Youth Team
Manchester United fans have a theory that Wayne Rooney has been secretly scoring free-kicks in the youth team after footage of Mark Helm banging in a stunning dead-ball goal begun to do the rounds.
17-year old Helm doesn't look like United's all-time record goalscorer in terms of his appearance but supporters have spotted an resemblance in the way he struck a sublime free-kick into the top corner in an Under 18 Premier League game against Leicester.
The run-up and technique is almost identical and of course the Warrington youngster was wearing Rooney's iconic No.10 shirt on his back for good measure.
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This isn't the first time that United fans have compared one of their exciting youngsters to one of their former marksmen.
18-year old Mason Greenwood, who has scored two goals at Old Trafford for the first-team this season, has drawn comparisons to former striker Robin van Persie due to his near-identical touch and running style.
Rooney, meanwhile, will be back playing in England in January after signing an 18-month contract with Championship side Derby County.
The England legend's stint in the MLS with D.C United will come to an end and his £100,000-a-week deal at Pride Park will also see him work towards becoming a coach.
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