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    Rooney's family "appalled" over cheat claims


    by ODN


    Wayne Rooney's family have called him "a disgrace."

    The Manchester United star's cousin Natalie took to Twitter and reportedly wrote: "I'm appalled. Poor Colly," following allegations that he cheated on his wife Coleen.

    Tabloids claimed the footballer had an affair with a prostitute while his wife was pregnant with their baby Kai.

    Team Rooney have not commented on the stories.

    The couple tied the knot in a lavish ceremony in Italy in 2008. Their first child followed in November 2009.

    The 24-year-old striker has travelled to Switzerland with the England squad for the Euro 2012 qualifier. But some fear he may not be in the right frame of mind to play.