Beautiful game. Beautiful mind.
By David Winner, ESPN The Magazine
Originally Published: May 16, 2012
ALAN SHEARER, the former England football captain, doesn’t think much of my theory.
I’m loitering outside an interview room half a mile from the grounds of Old Trafford, home of Manchester United, waiting to interview the team’s mercurial striker, Wayne Rooney, about his singular football genius. My suspicion: Behind his prominent brow and famously thick skull resides an underappreciated mind… Click here to read on