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Defying Manchester United's Sir Alex Ferguson may cost Wayne Rooney dearly

When Sir Alex Ferguson interrupted his summer holiday during the World Cup with a phone call urging Wayne Rooney to "relax and enjoy" his involvement in South Africa, it was the ultimate example of the father-son relationship between the two men.

Ferguson, the Scot with little interest in the success of England, had identified tension within Fabio Capello's squad and he was determined to shield Rooney from the debilitating side-effects of the stresses of tournament football.

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sokrates4371d ago

Have we seen this story before? Sir Ferguson doesnt care who it may concern, players must respect him 100% or they are out!

vhero4371d ago

David Beckham knows this all so well..