Wayne Rooney considers banning fan requests for selfies after being pictured drinking on England duty

His agent accused a small percentage of fans of habing alterior motives 

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Wayne Rooney is considering banning fans from having photos with him in public after the Manchester United striker was pictured looking worse for wear on England duty.

The England and United skipper is normally welcoming of photographs with fans when out but after picture of him taken by guests at a wedding at The Grove Hotel in Hertfordshire looking like he had been drinking, Rooney is considering changing his stance.

The furore occurred after the pictures of him were sold to, and published by, The Sun after Rooney was invited to join wedding guests for a few drinks on a night off from England duty, 24 hours after the Three Lions’ 3-0 win over Scotland at Wembley.

And according to his agent Paul Stretford, he could now reject any future requests from fans.

"Undoubtedly one of the sad by-products of this whole situation and everything Wayne has had to deal with since the night after the Scotland game means we are having to review the whole process of when he's in public in his own time,” Stretford told the Mirror.

“Wayne has always been open to agreeing to pictures in public and enjoys engaging with the public as a normal person.

"That said, while 99.9% of people who approach Wayne are entirely genuine in their motives, sadly there's a small minority with their own agenda who want pictures of him for an entirely different purpose.”

The Football Association launched an investigation into the incident but absolved Rooney of any guilt and ruled out taking action against their captain.

Liverpool duo Adam Lallana and Jordan Henderson were also cleared for any wrongdoing after travelling to Bournemouth to visit a strip club on the same night. 

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