Wayne Rooney has previously spoken about how fatherhood gave him a bigger kick than his football career, describing becoming a dad as the "proudest moment of my life".
He and Coleen were childhood sweethearts and got married in a lavish ceremony in June 2008 when they were both aged 22.
But their relationship has not been without his problems.
Two years ago they were rocked by claims that Rooney had paid a prostitute £1,200 a time for sex while she was pregnant with Kai.
And in 2004 Rooney responded to tabloid claims that he had been to a brothel in Liverpool by admitting he had visited massage parlours and had sex with prostitutes.
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