It has previously been said that Manchester United and England captain Wayne Rooney could have been a professional boxer had he opted to snub a career in football. We think he made the correct call!
Rooney was recently filmed having a fight in his kitchen with former United teammate Phil Bardsley, who now plays for Stoke City.
The footage below, which was originally published by The Sun, shows that Bardsley was the clear winner…
Throwback to Wayne Rooney short lived boxing career. Fellow boxing debutant Phil Bardsley knocked him out with a jab! pic.twitter.com/XykGMdLjqC
— EditinKing Boxing ? (@EditinKing) April 10, 2017
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Rooney throws a couple of very untidy blows, before right-back Bardsley knocks him out cold with a mighty left hand.
This was seemingly just a bit of fun between two friends, but just how will United fans feel about watching their £300,000-a-week superstar putting his health at risk?
Pretty stupid, right?