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Rooney mixed up in Twitter row

May 19, 2011
By ESPN staff
Wayne Rooney may be in for an interesting morning after becoming embroiled in a Twitter row which saw the striker threatened with a golf club.

The Manchester United striker came in for abuse from a follower who taunted Rooney saying: "Rooney ya fat whore ill smash ya head in with a pitchin wedge an bury ya with a ballast fork ya fat ugly lil nonse."

Rather than ignoring the abuse, Rooney responded encouraging his follower to meet him at United's Carrington training ground to ...

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