Kai Rooney signs autographs for Manchester United fans at Old Trafford

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Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney was accompanied by his son Kai onto the Old Trafford field for Sunday's Premier League clash against Tottenham Hotspur after the five-year-old was selected as a mascot ahead of the 3-0 victory.

Given his age, you could understand if the Red Devils striker's first born was a little unsure about walking out in front of a packed crowd of more than 75,000 spectators, but he looks to be right at home in the public eye.

Kai was photographed signing autographs for several Manchester United supporters after making his way off the pitch at the weekend - proof that he's already a hit with fans at the Theatre of Dreams.

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In the build-up to the Spurs game Rooney posted a picture on his official Instagram account of Kai and his younger brother Klay on the pitch at Wembley to mark his 100th England cap against Slovenia last November, confirming that his eldest would be alongside him once again on Sunday.

And Kai took the occasion in his stride after strolling around like a seasoned professional, which bodes well were he to follow in the footsteps of his father by forging a career as a footballer in the future.

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The youngster was made to feel welcome by Rooney's Manchester United team-mates, who included him in their brief warm-up right before kick-off. Then as he was ushered off the field it was that point where one supporter pounced to ask the kid to scribble his signature (probably just his name) on a piece of paper.

Just in case Kai wasn't already enjoying his day enough, his dad also scored the third and final goal in front of his watching family to secure Louis van Gaal's side another important three points in the race for the Champions League qualification.

Manchester United fans: Do you think Kai Rooney will follow in the footsteps of his dad and run out as an official player at Old Trafford in the future? Share your thoughts below...

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