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Wayne Rooney Arrested For Intoxication Charge At Washington Airport

Former Manchester United striker, Wayne Rooney has been arrested on a charge of intoxication at a US airport on December 16.

He was fined $25 and had to pay $91 for the incident after he was arrested by the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority.

Sky Sports are reporting that the fined has been paid and the court hearing scheduled for January 24 has now been waived.

A statement by his club, DC United said the incident was a private matter.

“We understand the media’s interest in this matter but believe this is a private matter for Wayne that DC United will handle internally. We have no further comment.”

A spokesman for Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office said: “He was booked into the Loudoun County Adult Detention Centre on December 16 2018, on a charge of public intoxication stemming from an arrest by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police.

“He was later released on a personal recognisance bond.”

Rooney scored 12 goals in 20 games for DC United in his first season at the club.

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