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 By Chris Wright

Rooney celebration mocks Bardsley KO in boxing bout video

Wayne Rooney had a celebration in mind as soon as his shot beat Hugo Lloris in Manchester United's clash with Tottenham on Sunday. 

The morning's newspapers in the UK, featured footage which appears to show Rooney being knocked unconscious by Stoke City full-back Phil Bardsley during a play fight in the Manchester United captain's kitchen.

The former United teammates and close friends are filmed in oven gloves at Rooney's house, with the clip culminating in the United forward lying sparked out and motionless on the lino.

The Sun got its hands on the footage, which shows the pair sparring for a minute or so before Bardsley catches Rooney with a left-hand jab that causes the latter to go down like a sack of potatoes.

The tabloid is reporting that the incident took place on Feb. 22, with Rooney given two days off after United lost 2-1 loss against Swansea the day before.

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