Kai Rooney's favourite player is Cristiano Ronaldo

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Captain of Manchester United and England; five-time winner of the Premier League, and yet Wayne Rooney is still not his son’s favourite player.

As reported by the Mirror, amidst United’s end of season farewell at Old Trafford yesterday, following their 1-1 draw to Arsenal, Kai paraded the pitch sporting the club's away strip with a peculiar transfer on his forearm - of none other than Cristiano Ronaldo.

This is despite the fact that Kai, 5, has never actually seen the Real Madrid star play for the Red Devils, due to his dad’s former-team mate moving to Los Blancos in July 2009 - four months before he was born.

European return 

Rooney, however, can seek comfort knowing that his side have secured their place in the Champions League next season, albeit with a play-off potentially standing in their way.

United are currently fourth and two points behind Arsenal, who have a game in hand and appear all-but-set to claim third.

Under new manager Louis van Gall, the 20-time league champions have had a somewhat up-and-down season, but ultimately fended off challenges from Liverpool, Tottenham and Southampton to reclaim an illustrious top-four spot after their dismal seventh-placed finish last season.

So don’t worry, Wayne, win the Champions League next season and that could be your face etched onto your son’s arm...

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