Ground-breaker: Facebook to stream Man Utd ace Rooney testimonial

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney will have his testimonial streamed live on Facebook in a first for English football.

The Old Trafford clash with Everton is the first all-Premier League meeting to be broadcast via the social media site.

Rooney, 30, said: “I am delighted that through this agreement with Facebook my testimonial game will be streamed globally.

“It will hopefully raise awareness of the Foundation and increase donations.”

Boss Jose Mourinho described his skipper’s 12-year United stint as “simply incredible”.

He added: “Wayne has provided many memorable goals and performances in his time here and I am sure he will provide many more for United in the coming years.”

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