- Everton forward, Wayne Rooney, was arrested for drink-drive
- Rooney recently spoke about the rather disgraceful conduct
- He said he made 'a mistake' and his actions were 'stupid'
Everton forward, Wayne Rooney, has spoken for the first time about his drink-drive scandal, that forced him to undergo certain hours of community service.
Rooney, 32, was arrested in September after being pulled over by police in Cheshire, while driving a black VW Beetle.
NAIJ.com previously revealed Rooney was arrested shortly after 2am, having spent the evening at the Bubble Room in Alderly Edge and cocktail bar Symposium in nearby Wilmslow.
The 32-year-old was stopped while driving the car that belonged to Laura Simpson - who has since found fame following the incident - while his pregnant wife Coleen, was away.
Rooney has since been sentenced to community service, working at a garden centre, which he says he is enjoying.
But the Everton striker, who has nine Premier League goals already this season, admits he let down his children after being banned from driving for two years.
Rooney while speaking for the first time about the incident, said: “Sometimes you make mistakes. I held my hands up. I made a mistake
“I knew straight away I had made a stupid mistake and I have to move on.
"It is not nice. I’ve got children and it is not nice for them to see that and I try to move on and learn from it which I feel I am doing.”
Rooney, speaking to talkSPORT in an exclusive interview that will be aired on today, December 17, added that he is enjoying working at the community garden centre, where he works alongside adults with learning
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Manchester United’s all-time record goalscorer was ordered to carry out 120 hours, but says he finds it “relaxing” and hopes to continue when he has finished his allotted hours.
Rooney has been in excellent form for Everton lately, scoring five goals in his last four games and captaining the side under new manager Sam Allardyce.
Everton are in action again on Monday night when they face Swansea, looking to keep up their unbeaten run under Allardyce.
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