Date: 3rd October 2006 at 10:35am
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After the blatant cheating of Didier Zokora at White Hart Lane on Sunday, Wayne Rooney has decided to take the moral high ground and speak out against the cancer of football, diving.

Rooney, England’s most popular, honest and trustworthy footballer, is a player who would never, ever consider such practises and should be comended for his attitude towards the game.

Oh……Wait a minute.

I didn’t realise we were talking about THE Wayne Rooney. The Wayne Rooney who so dramatically threw himself to the floor without no contact from Sol Campbell what so ever to end Arsenal’s unbeaten run.

Hysterically, Rooney said,

‘I’d never dive. I’d like to think of myself as an honest player, that’s the way I play. I don’t like diving, football doesn’t need it.’

Let’s have a look at some evidence. I won’t subject Gooners to the horricfic scenes from Old Trafford, but just have a look at this video and tell me if Rooney’s ‘I’d never dive’ comment is jusifiable.



I know that Arsenal has been guilty of some outrageous dives in the past, but I don’t condone it, in fact I speak out against, but if there is one thing I can’t abide then it’s hypocrites.

So to answer my initial questions, ‘Wayne Rooney: Idiot or Liar?’

I’d have to say both.