The Amazon Original will follow the life and career of the former England, Manchester United and Everton player

Wayne Rooney Amazon Prime documentary

Amazon Original documentary Rooney, following the life and career of Wayne Rooney, will release globally on Amazon Prime Video on 11 February. 

The film will feature Rooney himself speaking about the most important moments of his life, as well as testimonies from family, friends, his wife, Coleen, and stars from the footballing world such as Thierry Henry, David Beckham, Gary Neville, and Rio Ferdinand.

Wayne Rooney Amazon Prime Video documentary

His first club manager, David Moyes, and first England boss, Sven-Göran Eriksson, will also feature, with Rooney following the current Derby County manager from his time as a young boy growing up in the Liverpool district of Croxteth, through to his teenage life where his emerging stardom led to him facing intense scrutiny from the British press.

It is directed by BAFTA winner Matt Smith, and produced by Lorton Entertainment in association with Smith’s Circle Circle Films. The producers are Ed Barratt, Julian Bird and Lucy Hardy with executive producers Stevan Riley, Matt Robins, Paul Stretford, Duncan Ford, Joel Kennedy and Arthur Landon.

The trailer was released in October, and you can watch it below.