“ROONEY” – the highly-anticipated documentary of England and Man United’s legendary record goal-scorer – is set to arrive in early 2022.
Wazza will be getting his very own documentary after one of the most iconic careers in the game, which will take personal archive footage, interviews from some of the biggest players in the game and offer unprecedented access and insight from the man himself.
— United Journal (@theutdjournal) October 12, 2021
“Rooney,” is directed by BAFTA winner Matt Smith (“Rio and Kate: Becoming A Stepfamily”), looks at the highs and lows of Rooney’s career as well as the scrutiny he faced in his personal life, with contributions from legends of the game such as David Beckham, Thierry Henry, Gary Neville and Sven-Göran Eriksson as well as wife Colleen and other friends and family.
Produced by Lorton Entertainment in association with Smith’s Circle Circle Films, Ed Barratt, Julian Bird and Lucy Hardy produce while Stevan Riley, Matt Robins, Paul Stretford, Duncan Ford, Joel Kennedy and Arthur Landon exec produce the latest football documentary from Amazon.
Martin Bucklund, head of content at Prime Video U.K. and Nordics, said: “’Rooney’ is an honest and intimate documentary about one of the country’s most famous sports stars who has faced untold pressure from a very young age. Prime members will get to hear from Wayne himself on the events and moments that shaped who he was as a player and who he is as a man.”