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Report: Rooney arrested for public intoxication, swearing; Pays fine

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WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 14: Wayne Rooney #9 of D.C. United reacts in the second half against the Vancouver Whitecaps during his MLS debut at Audi Field on July 14, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

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DC United striker Wayne Rooney was arrested in Virginia in mid-December, reports DC-area reporter Erin Hawksworth.

WJLA.com says Rooney was released soon after the Dec. 17 incident and paid a $25 fine on Thursday.

Where ever did he get that kind of money?!?

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Few details have been made available regarding the incident.

Rooney scored 12 goals and added six assists in 21 matches with the Black-and-Red in 2018, his first season in Major League Soccer.

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