Kai Rooney has picked up his dad’s goalscoring habits as the youngster posted some impressive stats in the Manchester United youth team.

There is plenty of expectation when your dad is Wayne Rooney, who is the record goalscorer for both the Red Devils and England.

Kai Rooney signed for Man United in December 2020

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Kai Rooney signed for Man United in December 2020

Kai was playing in the Under-12 team last season and scored 56 goals, as well as laying on 28 assists, according to a post he made on Instagram.

Rooney Snr was known for his goalscoring prowess and creativity, and it seems like son Kai is very much following in that mould.

The youngster signed a contract with Manchester United in December 2020 and was pictured holding up a shirt with 10 – the number his dad wore during his illustrious career at Old Trafford.

At the time, Wayne said: “Proud day. Kai signing for Man Utd. Keep up the hard work son.”

The Rooney family will no doubt be incredibly proud of those incredible goal and assist achievements last season.

But he still has some way to go to match Wayne’s record in a Red Devils shirt.

Rooney shared his outrageous stats on Instagram

Rooney shared his outrageous stats on Instagram

During a 13-year career at Old Trafford, he netted 253 goals in 559 games with five Premier League titles to go with it.

Kai Rooney isn’t the only son of a famous Red Devils player in the United academy at the moment as he plays alongside Cristiano Ronaldo’s son in the Under-12s.

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