'I went golfing with Donald Trump with snipers in the bushes' - Wayne Rooney on surreal experience

Wayne Rooney, working as a pundit for Sky Sports during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Arsenal FC at Old Trafford on May 12, 2024 in Manchester, England.(Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images)
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Wayne Rooney has revealed that he once went golfing with disgraced former US president Donald Trump and disgraced former New York mayor Rudi Giuliani – and was left stunned by the presence of snipers all around them as they went around the course.

Speaking on The Overlap, brought to you by Sky Bet, Rooney was asked who his most famous partner on the links was, replying: “Donald Trump.

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Steven Chicken

Steven Chicken has been working as a football writer since 2009, taking in stints with Football365 and the Huddersfield Examiner. Steven still covers Huddersfield Town home and away for his own publication, WeAreTerriers.com. Steven is a two-time nominee for Regional Journalist of the Year at the prestigious British Sports Journalism Awards, making the shortlist in 2020 and 2023.