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Wayne Rooney keeps Nike deal despite sex scandal allegations

06 Sep 2010 11:10:58

Wayne Rooney keeps Nike deal despite sex scandal allegations

Backing: Nike are sticking with United star Rooney Wayne Rooney's sponsors Nike have confirmed they will stick with the Manchester United striker despite lurid allegations about his private life. Rooney's lucrative deals with Nike, EA Sports and Coca-Cola have helped boost his personal fortune to £35million, according to the Sunday Times Rich List. A spokesman for Nike said: 'We have worked with Wayne for seven years and he continues to be a Nike athlete.  'This is a private matter for Wayne and his family and we have no further comment to make at this time.' Nike also stood by golfer Tiger Woods as the world No 1 admitted a string of affairs which led to the breakdown of his marriage. Coca-Cola declined to comment on their own business relationship with Rooney, with a spokesman for thecompany saying: 'This is a private matter for Wayne and his family.'  Wayne Rooney jets out to Switzerland as Fabio Capello gambles on striker's mind setMilner: I hope Rooney will play against Switzerland despite scandalWayne Rooney stunner: Call girl tells of £1,200-a-night hotel trystsWayne Rooney, the call girl and a text confession: Striker tells wife of newspaper revelations as she is having her hair doneWayne Rooney now on his knees: Scandal threatens England's new dawnSign up to our FREE Fantasy Football game - with £40,000 in prize money up for grabs


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