Wayne Rooney's hair transplant

Wayne Rooney's admitted undergoing a hair transplant in a bid to restore his receding locks to their former glory.

The England and Manchester United striker sent a Twitter message to his fans revealing that he had undergone the procedure.

"Just to confirm to all my followers I have had a hair transplant. I was going bald at 25 why not. I'm delighted with the result."

The footballer, who was suspended for England's game on Saturday said he was still a bit sore but promised to reveal his new locks as soon as possible.

"It's still a bit bruised and swollen when it dies down u will be first to see it. Anyone recommend any good hair gel. Haha,"