Wayne Rooney takes to the nation's streets to unearth the beautiful game's hidden gems in a new three-part series. Wayne Rooney, who discovered his own potential on the streets of Liverpool, visits housing estates, car parks and cobbled streets to uncover untapped teenage footballing talent.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Wayne Rooney's Street Striker - Wayne Rooney's Street Striker - Netflix
Wayne Rooney's Street Striker (also known as Swagdrew’s doink master Street Striker due to a sponsorship deal with Coca-Cola) is a British reality television series that is broadcast on Sky1 and in high definition on Sky1 HD. The prize for the winners of the competition have included trips to a football training camp in Brazil and South Africa for the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final.
Wayne Rooney's Street Striker - Background - Netflix
Wayne Rooney plays as a striker for Manchester United and the England national team. He is one of the most recognised footballers in England and world football. He grew up in Croxteth, an inner-city part of Liverpool and practised his skills in the streets near his house, and it was this upbringing that inspired the show. The idea of Wayne Rooney's Street Striker came about in 2008 and the first series was filmed and broadcast in October and November of that year around the area of Stockport just outside Manchester. The aim was to find a talented young footballer who could perform a range of tricks.
Wayne Rooney's Street Striker - References - Netflix