Wayne Rooney goes teetotal to save his marriage to Coleen following drink-fuelled scandals – as she’s seen chugging wine
BOOZY Wayne Rooney has ditched the drink and is seeking treatment to help him quit for good.
The ex-England and Manchester United ace, 33, will have sessions with a counsellor after wife Coleen tore him off a strip.
Wayne Rooney has decided to ditch the drink and is seeking treatment to help him quit for good[/caption]
His decision to go dry comes just days after The Sun revealed that Roo was cutting short his stint in the US and returning to the UK in a bid to save his 11-year marriage.
A source said: “Wayne was drinking a fair amount in the States and it was causing huge problems with Coleen.
“It was like he was on self-destruct — he was boozing at home late into the night.
“Now he’s moving back in October, he wants to sort it out for good. He wants a completely fresh start and knows losing his unhealthy relationship with the bottle would be the best thing for them all.”
Coleen's still on the sauce
COLEEN Rooney guzzled wine while racing a bicycle during a bash to celebrate her husband’s forthcoming return to the UK, we can reveal.
She was seen swigging a bottle of plonk while cycling at speed with four friends.
Mum-of-four Coleen, 33, was joined outside private members’ club Soho Farmhouse at Chipping Norton in Oxfordshire by Wayne’s cousin Claire who was drinking beer in front of families, some with babies.
A source said: “Coleen really looked as if she was having the time of her life.
“She is delighted that Wayne is coming back home and she let her hair down with her mates to celebrate. They spared absolutely no expense and enjoyed cocktails and other drinks during the party.”
Coleen was later seen at the spa and riding a horse. The Sun revealed she is making Wayne, 33, return to England following his US antics, including a booze-up with a barmaid.
She wants to try for a fifth child, their first girl, when Wayne gets back. He has signed an 18-month contract with Championship side Derby County, starting in January.
Friends say she has mapped out a long-term future at their £20million dream home in Cheshire.
The product endorser last week admitted on social media it had been “a difficult year”.
She said she was desperate to quit America for the sake of their marriage and children.
His wife Coleen urged him to get help earlier this year as he was ‘drinking a fair amount in the States and it was causing huge problems’[/caption]
It comes after the former England captain decided to cut short his stint in the US and return to the UK to save his marriage[/caption]
Coleen Rooney is not giving up booze, unlike her husband[/caption]
Wayne, who has four kids with Coleen — Kai, nine, Klay, six, Kit, three, and 18-month-old Cass — previously had counselling in 2016 to help him deal with England crashing out of the Euros.
The source said: “Coleen urged him to get help for his drinking, too, but at the time he wasn’t listening.”
But with Col, 33, becoming increasingly unhappy, Wayne signed a shock 18-month contract with Derby County last week, to be a player-coach.
He had joined DC United last summer and quickly became their top goal-scorer — but at the same time his personal life was spiralling out of control.
Wayne signed an 18-month contract with Derby County to be a player-coach and his return should be a new start for the couple[/caption]
In December he was arrested for being drunk and disorderly at Washington airport following a flight from the UAE.
Then in February, The Sun revealed he had enjoyed a boozy bender with an American barmaid while in Florida with his teammates.
Star's own-goal antics
- 2010: Roo is propped up by pals after smoking a cig and allegedly relieving himself outside a Manchester nightclub.
- 2012: He is fined £200,000 by boss Alex Ferguson for poor performance after night out.
- 2014: Wayne sinks beers in Las Vegas after England crash out of the World Cup in group stages. Also gets so drunk with Piers Morgan he falls into plant pot.
- 2015: He is knocked out by pal Phil Bardsley during boozy party.
- l2017: Is arrested after being caught three times over drink-drive limit while driving party girl Laura Simpson’s car.
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Furious Coleen later took off her wedding ring and told Wayne to sort his life out for the sake of their sons.
She and the kids had been living with Wayne in America but moved back to the UK this summer.
When she discovered Roo was also returning, she was overjoyed, telling pals: “We’re coming home.”
When she heard that Wayne was also returning, she happily told friends ‘we’re coming home’[/caption]
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