A man has been charged with the attempted burglary of Wayne Rooney’s home while he was playing in his testimonial match at Old Trafford.
Robert Leslie McNamara, 24, of Newby Farm Crescent, Scalby, Scarborough, is due to appear at South and East Cheshire Magistrates’ Court later.
He is alleged to have targeted the footballer’s home at about 21:00 BST on 3 August in Prestbury, Cheshire.
The alarm at the £6m property was reportedly triggered.
The testimonial against Everton, which ended 0-0, made history as it was the first ever game between Premier League teams to be streamed live on Facebook.