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Wayne Rooney mocked on Twitter for his acting in X-Men video.

Wayne Rooney mocked on Twitter for his acting in X-Men video

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Wayne Rooney and Manchester United are currently being mercilessly mocked on Twitter after a hilarious new video was posted online this afternoon.

United appear to have struck a lucrative deal with the makers of the newly-released blockbuster ‘X-Men Apocalypse’ and Rooney, not for the first time in his career, has stepped up and showcased his acting skills - or, rather, his lack of.

The 82-second video starts with the X-Men looking for someone with unique skills to help defeat Apocalypse. After deciding against David de Gea and Anthony Martial, they eventually end up with United captain Wayne Rooney. (Scroll down this page to watch the brilliant video).

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“Hello Charles!” is Rooney’s opening line.

“Wayne, we need you on the battlefield again,” Charles responds, prompting Rooney to say: “Anything for the team!”

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“Apocowho?” Rooney then says when told he has to defeat Apocalypse.

And he finishes the video with a classic “Bloody hell” after we’re treated to CGI footage of bridges collapsing and cars flying through the air.

Video: Wayne Rooney acts in X-Men video

Rooney's acting hasn't improved over the years

Unfortunately, Rooney’s acting hasn’t improved much since his performance in the Casillero del Diablo advert a few years ago.

The Manchester United and England skipper might not be the next Robert De Niro but you have to admire his effort.

Twitter reacts to Rooney's acting

However, not everyone on Twitter saw the funny side…

Should Wayne Rooney go into acting when he retires? Have your say by leaving a comment below.

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