Kai Rooney shines as Manchester United U-14s win National Cup

Manchester United's 14-year-old son Kai scored a remarkable goal in the Albert Phelan National Cup final against Millwall, marking his eighth goal in six games. The win secured a 2-0 victory for the Under-14s, and Kai's performance was praised by United fans, who called for his future inclusion in the first team.

Kai Rooney Shines As Manchester United U 14s Win National Cup
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Wayne Rooney’s son Kai shone brightly, leading Manchester United’s youth side to cup glory with a wonder goal. The 14-year-old, following in his legendary dad’s footsteps, played a crucial role in Sunday’s Albert Phelan National Cup final against Millwall.

Kai opened the scoring with a stunning half-volleyed chip that looped over the Millwall goalkeeper, marking his eighth goal in six cup games. Edson DeJonge-Seiros sealed the 2-0 victory for United’s Under-14s. Following the win, Kai shared celebratory photos on social media, coinciding with Manchester City’s Premier League triumph. He posted on Instagram, “NATIONAL CUP. All glory to God. 8 goals in 6 games in the cup. Onto next season.”

United fans praised Kai’s performance, flooding the comments with admiration and calls for his future inclusion in the first team. One fan wrote, “Special special player,” while another added, “Keep your eyes on your dad’s records at MUFC. You must break every one of them.”


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Manchester United performance and stats

Manchester United

Manager: Erik ten Hag
Rank 8th
Win 16
Draw 6
Loss 14
Goals 52-56
Diff -4
Rank 4th
Win 1
Draw 1
Loss 4
Goals 12-15
Diff -3

Manchester United is currently 8th in the Premier League with 54 points.

In the last 38 games, it has won 18 times, drawn 6 times, and lost 14 times. In its last match, Manchester United won 0-2 against Brighton & Hove Albion.​​

It has a negative goal difference after scoring 52 goals and conceding 56.​

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