London, Dec.7 : England striker Wayne Rooney is known for his football skills the world over, but the public would also be happy to know that he is a romantic at heart.
This aspect of his personality was there for all to see, when he paid for his fiancée Coleen McLoughlin's six parachuting lessons as part of a sky diving course.
It was undertaken as part of a New Year bet between the two, reports The Sun.
Coleen boasted she had the bottle to jump out of a plane, while Wayne bet her she hadn't.
A source said: "Wayne has been thinking about a good present for Coleen's Christmas for a while. She was having a laugh, boasting about how brave she is - and he was winding her up, saying she was a chicken at heart.
"Coleen said she had the bottle to do a parachute jump but Wayne wasn't having it.
"He's got a course booked for her now so he'll find out soon enough if she has the nerve.
"He wanted to give it a try as well but Sir Alex Ferguson, his agent and his insurers might have something to say about it." (ANI)
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