Play like Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney's raw power and sharpness in and around the penalty box, make him a fearsome opponent for any defender.

The Manchester United and England striker has humbled the most stingy of rearguards with his ability to hit thunderous drives from long range and apply a ruthless finishes in a packed 18-yard-box.

“Rooney’s dynamic and explosive power when coming into the box is unplayable," says Alf Galustian, co-founder of Coerver Coaching.

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Huw was on the FourFourTwo staff from 2009 to 2015, ultimately as the magazine's Managing Editor, before becoming a freelancer and moving to Wales. As a writer, editor and tragic statto, he still contributes regularly to FFT in print and online, though as a match-going #WalesAway fan, he left a small chunk of his brain on one of many bus journeys across France in 2016.