#8797377, By monkeyspasm Official 2012 UEFA European Football Championship - Poland / Ukraine Thread

  • monkeyspasm 19 Jun 2012 08:56:28 2,770 posts
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    I get that, but Beckham also had a much cosier upbringing by all accounts, so was more mature at that age, yet still acted rashly in a pressurised situation.

    I just think Rooney's done well to change his behaviour given the huge attention and obstacles he's had to overcome. He's done some daft stuff, but he was a kid from a rough background who was a millionaire at 16 and playing in the PL. He's settled down and seems focused, mature and ready to me. Like I said, he's being talked about as captain material by people that know infinitely more about football than you or I.

    Edited by monkeyspasm at 08:58:48 19-06-2012
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