It is a common trait of the youth of today… Anger! But why?
Frustration they are unemployed, frustration that they are finding it hard to feed and clothe their families, or keep a roof over their heads, in these difficult times.
Wayne Rooney has non of those ‘excuses’ to fall back on! He is simply an over paid, not very bright, brat. One who throws his teddy out of the cot when someone dares to challenge him or say they don’t like him. I’m somewhat aghast (but not surprised) that Sir Alex Furguson so vociferously supports Manchester United’s pet animal.
As Mark Payne says in his blog post (see below), Rooney and others like him, are one of the root causes of the anger and lack of respect for other people in our society, let alone any respect for authority. It’s a trait displayed, often with serious impact, in many of our town centres on Friday/Saturday nights…
Mark Payne: At the weekend I watched Wayne Rooney score a hat trick for Man Utd, rescuing them from certain defeat. He celebrated this achievement by walking over to the nearest camera and indulging in a juvenile rant using a series of four letter words, his face screwed up in rage…. Why is this worthy of comment? I have seen a thousan … Read More
Our society needs to stop placing people like Rooney on gold-plated pedestals and paying then disgusting amounts of money, simply because they happen to be reasonably good at controlling a simple leather bag of wind. Perhaps if his human traits were anywhere near on a par with his football skills it could be partly justified but until then; the mindless thug should have been locked up. He simply doesn’t warrant the adulation he receives!
- Debate: Should Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney be punished for swearing at the cameras? (telegraph.co.uk)
- Wayne Rooney charged by FA and may get a 2 match ban for swearing (theoriginalwinger.com)
- Rooney to fight ban (footballfancast.com)
- Fuming Man Utd boss Ferguson will appeal Rooney ban (tribalfootball.com)
- Rooney to fight ban length (footballfancast.com)