When Football Meets Wrestling – Wayne Rooney vs. Wade Barrett in a Twitter War

Another Twitter war, revolving around a WWE superstar, played out last night. This time it was started by WWE’s reigning Intercontinental Champion Wade “Bad News” Barrett, who confronted Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney about diving to get a penalty in the fifth round of the FA Cup against Barrett’s home town team of Preston, England.

Stone Cold Steve Austin and English football player Kevin Davies got dragged into the exchange as Barrett challenged Rooney to a fantasy tag team match at Wrestle Mania 31.

You can see how it all played out here:

However, a much anticipated return of the Rattlesnake doesn’t seem to be on the table, since all Stone had to say to Rooney was that he had to “embrace the baldness”:

Putting all the cheeky remarks aside, Wayne Rooney has yet again performed a not-so-well executed dive without any repercussions. That is not fair play.

As for Wade Barrett, he has the Lunatic Fringe Dean Ambrose and a not-so-legal championship match contract to deal with before Fast Lane.

What do you think about this story? Share your thoughts in the comment section, on FB or Twitter!


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