14 Jan 2011

Rooney Junior joins Henry in New York

12:10 pm on 14 January 2011

The younger brother of the England and Manchester United striker Wayne, will team up with the French striker Thierry Henry at the New York Red Bulls after being selected in the MLS draft.

John Rooney was picked by the Red Bulls in the second round of the draft, which allows teams to take their pick of college talent and a handful of young foreign players.

The 20-year-old midfielder, who played with Macclesfield Town in England, took part i trials this week in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.