Twitter reacts to Manchester United's Wayne Rooney's head injury

Wayne Rooney

It looked pretty nasty but we're not sure that it will have done any damage to his noggin.

You always need to show you'll do anything for the cause for your football team, especially if you're the captain. And you definitely need to do that if you're playing in one of the biggest derbies in the world, like say, the Manchester derby.

Whether it be a huge tackle, taking a booking for your team or putting your head where you know you'll probably end up getting kicked or hit.

And that is exactly what Manchester United's captain, Wayne Rooney, did after facing the wrath of his Manchester City counterpart, Vincent Kompany. 

When the two captains clashed, Rooney managed to come off worse and was left with a ponytail of blood streaming from his head and putting us right off our Sunday lunch - though when doesn't he?

With Rooney's head streaming, Twitter definitely had a field-day and here are some of the best tweets regarding Rooney's cut... look away now if you're not good with blood...

As for the game itself, Rooney's injury was probably the most eventful part of it. A dull 0-0 draw which had nothing on the Wear-Tyne derby...

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