Wayne Rooney dove to win his penalty kick against Preston North End on Monday. That much we know, at least after Rooney himself basically admitting it to Preston goalkeeper Thorsten Stuckman.
WWE wrestler Wade Barrett, clearly not a United fan, decided to call out Rooney anyways for his action, challenging him to the ring via Twitter:
What would Rooney do now? Would he cower and hide from “Bad News” Barrett? Oh no! Rooney actually went on the offensive, and decided to recruit none other than Stone Cold Steve Austin to partake in what would now be a tag-team wrestling match for the ages:
To which Barrett responded by calling a mate of his own — someone more of Rooney’s size (to make it fair) — Bolton striker Kevin Davies:
Now we just needed those two parties to sign on:
And so the stage was finally set for a fictional tag-team match between Kevin Davies and Bad News Barrett vs Wayne Rooney… and STONE COLD STEVE AUSTIN.