However, in February of this year, he picked a fight with British WWE wrestler and Preston North End fan Wade Barrett.
The two settled on a tag team battle with Rooney teaming up with Stone Cold Steve Austin and Barrett selecting Preston striker Kevin Davies as his partner.
However, at WWE’s live show in Manchester on Monday evening, Rooney just happened to be in the audience for Barrett’s match and chaos ensued.
The Manchester United striker slapped the Lancashire-born superstar in front of the whole WWE Universe.
Watch the video below!