Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney, like many Premier League stars, enjoys a round or two of golf in his spare time.

So the Old Trafford favourite is likely, when he has some time off from preparation for the clash with Stoke City on Sunday, to be keeping tack of events at Augusta this weekend.

It would come as no surprise if Rooney was planning to be glued to the television on Sunday night to see the climax of the Masters – the first Golf major of the season.

Playing golf is a common pastime for Rooney and several of his England teammates when they go away on international duty.

That is exactly what they did when England were preparing for the 8-0 thrashing of San Marino in late March.

While many of Rooney and the other England players are useful golfers, there is likely to be a slightly higher standard at Augusta over the next few days.

Watch a video of the Manchester United star and his international colleagues play a round below…

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