Wayne Rooney Is Drumming With The Enemy

January 26, 2012 – 3:20 am by Matthew Glenesk

With plenty of extra cash to throw around, Wayne Rooney has spent plenty on cars, homes and a new hairline. Now, it looks like the Manchester United forward is setting his sights on music memorabilia.

You’d think a Scouser like Rooney would stay true to his Liverpudlian roots and go for John Lennon’s notebook or Ringo Starr’s mustache.

Nope.

Tony McCarroll, Oasis’ drummer up until 1995, is auctioning off the drum set used in the recording of the band’s multi-platinum “Definitely Maybe.” And apparently, Rooney wants it.

It’s ironic that Rooney would buy Oasis collectibles considering the hatred Liam and Noel Gallagher have for all things United. The volatile brothers are staunch Manchester City supporters, so perhaps McCarroll has an axe to grind for managing just under $1 million in a lawsuit over royalties.

“I’m not in it for the money.”

Sure you’re not, Tony.

Either way, I’m sure it’s enough to make Liam and Noel yell at whoever is closest to them. (Just know they’re not near each other.) Though if City can maintain its three-point lead over United atop the Premiership, the Gallaghers would probably sell the rights to their entire Oasis discography. You know, because Beady Eye is doing so well…

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  1. One Response to “Wayne Rooney Is Drumming With The Enemy”

  2. Outside of the context of the article, Rooney looks ridiculously different with that mop of hair.

    By Brett Peterson on May 21, 2013

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