UK Soccer Wunderkind is New Face Of Asda in £3.5m Deal

14 March 2006

    MANCHESTER, UK - Twenty-year-old England and Manchester United footballer Wayne Rooney and his girlfriend Coleen McLoughlin are set to be the new faces of Asda, Wal-Mart's struggling UK unit, in a 30-month deal valued at £3.5 million ($6.04m; €5.01m).
    McLoughlin, a world-class shopper according to the UK tabloids, will purportedly design clothes for Asda's George fashion label.