Wayne Rooney And Derby County Give Championship Winners Leeds United Guard Of Honour
Championship winners Leeds United were given a guard of honour by Wayne Rooney and Derby County.
Leeds received a guard of honour at Pride Park Stadium on Sunday after being crowned Championship winners following West Brom and Brentford losing over the weekend.
Manchester United legend Rooney led the guard of honour as his teammates applauded the 2019/20 Championship winners onto the pitch ahead of the fixture.
Champions Leeds United are given a guard of honour by Derby ahead of kick off :clap:
:tv: Watch Derby v Leeds live on Sky Sports Football: https://t.co/k33YOR9Enm pic.twitter.com/Szih2oZSGS
- Sky Sports (@SkySports) July 19, 2020
Naturally, Leeds' guard of honour from Derby sent social media into overdrive.
Wayne Rooney and his Derby County men forming a guard of honour with the match officials for champions Leeds United.
- Graham Smyth (@GrahamSmyth) July 19, 2020
Wayne Rooney giving Leeds United a guard of honour hahahaha what a moment
- matt (@mattcording) July 19, 2020
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Wayne Rooney and Derby giving us a guard of honour is actually amazing!! :joy:
- Harry Corr (@harrycorr1993) July 19, 2020
Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney leading a guard of honour at Frank Lampard's Derby 'Spygate/play-offs' County for champions Leeds United. Breathe it in. #lufc
- Beren Cross (@BerenCross) July 18, 2020
Wayne Rooney giving leeds guard of honour is the best thing to come out of 2020
- aaron lister (@aaronlister10) July 19, 2020
One Twitter user wrote: "Derby and Wayne Rooney giving Leeds the guard of honour, does it get better than this?"
A second tweeted: "Inject this into my veins."
A third wrote: "Did I just see Wayne Rooney giving Leeds a guard of honour."
Leeds were promoted on Friday night after Huddersfield beat West Brom and Marcelo Bielsa's side were then confirmed as champions when Brentford slipped up at Stoke City on Saturday.
Leeds' 16-year Premier League absence is finally over as they'll compete with England's biggest teams in the top flight next season.