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Former England captain Wayne Rooney has been charged with drink driving.

The Everton striker, 31, was stopped by police while driving a black VW Beetle along Altrincham Road in Wilmslow, Cheshire, at 2am on Friday.

Rooney, whose wife Coleen is pregnant with their fourth child, has been released on bail and is due to appear at Stockport Magistrates’ Court on 18 September.

An Instagram photo showing Wayne Rooney, tagged at a bar. The photo was uploaded hours before he was arrested for drink driving. Pic: JackMciver26

© Other An Instagram photo showing Wayne Rooney, tagged at a bar. The photo was uploaded hours before he was arrested for drink driving. Pic: JackMciver26

A picture was posted on Instagram just after 10pm on Thursday showing Rooney and cricketer Jack McIver at the Bubble Room bar in Alderley Edge.

Mr McIver wrote: “International Break #legend.”

The post was deleted as reports of Rooney’s arrest surfaced after 11am on Friday.

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