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VIDEO: Wayne Rooney discusses Spurs win, boxing video


Wayne Rooney was delighted with his team’s play in their 3-0 win over Tottenham, but much of his postmatch interview focused on his goal celebration and the accompanying story.

[ RECAP: Read about Manchester United’s 3-0 win over Tottenham ]

Rooney was captured on video being knocked unconscious by former teammate and friend Phil Bardsley in an impromptu boxing match that took place in his kitchen. The 29-year-old was unhappy that the event was made public despite taking place in his own home.

“It was a few mates in a private house that has somehow managed to go front page of a national newspaper,” Rooney said. But he insisted it wasn’t a big deal. “I’ve been focused on the game, I think it’s more interesting for other people rather than myself. As you’ve seen today I’ve done my professional job, got on with the game, and gladfully helped this team win 3-0.”

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