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Liverpool-born John started out in the Everton Academy at the age of six, he then moved to Macclesfield Town in League Two where he signed professional forms in 2008.
Trials with Derby County and Huddersfield Town followed but Rooney decided on trying to forge a career in the USA.
He joined the Major League Soccer Draft in December 2010 and signed for New York Red Bulls making his debut in April, 2011.
Rooney moved on to join Orlando City in January 2012 and it was with that club that he won his first championship.
After leaving Orlando Rooney signed a contract with Barnsley in October 2012.
The midfielder signed for Bury in July 2013 and was loaned to Conference Premier side Chester before the signing was made permanent.
Rooney then joined Wrexham in June 2016 making his debut on the opening day of the 16/17 season.
Our number 10 made his debut in the 2-1 win over Sutton on 14th February, John scored his first goal for the Lions in the last minute of the match.