The England football ace, Wayne Rooney, was seen all smiles with Columbian singer Shakira when the two attended the annual Fifa Ballon d’Or gala held on 9 January 2012 in Zurich, Switzerland. The Fifa Ballon d’Or is held to give awards to players having best performances in the previous season based on votes from coaches and captains of international teams, as well as journalists from around the world.
Coming to the annual gale, Wayne Rooney dresses in a black suit with white shirt and black tie. The Manchester United strike also shows off his new hair at the event. Especially, the 26-year-old sportsman seemed to be ecstatic at meeting the Colombian pop star Shakira who looked exquisite in dazzling red at the Fifa Ballon d'Or Gala in Switzerland on Monday night.
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United arrived at the red carpet of the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala 2011 on 9 January 2012 in Zurich, Switzerland
Wayne Rooney presents the FIFA Interactive Diploma with Francisco Cruz of Portugal during the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala 2011
The Hips Don't Lie hitmaker and Wayne Rooney were all smiles on the red carpet at the Fifa Ballon D'Or in Switzerland on Monday
Shakira wowed the event with the stunning floor-length red gown with jewelled detailing and matching clutch handbag
Manchester United's English Wayne Rooney receives the FIFA/FIFPro World XI award from Brazilian football legend Pele during the FIFA Ballon d'Or event
Wayne Rooney of England holds the trophy after being included the FIFA/FIFA Pro World line-up
The FIFPro World XI 2011 all-star lineup includes Wayne Rooney, Dani Alves, Gerard Pique, Serbia Nemanja Vidic, Andres Iniesta, Xavi Hernandez and Lionel Messi
Wayne Rooney poses with Xavi Hernandez and Lionel Messi
Shakira was on hand to congratulate Argentinian Barcelona player Lionel Messi for picking up the third consecutive Golden Ball in a running
Retired Brazilian footballer Pele planned a kiss on the Colombian singer a kiss as Fifa president Sepp Blatter looked on
Shakira posted a picture of her enjoying the event with her footballer boyfriend, Gerard Pique on the Internet
Shakira enjoyed joking around with the Fifa president on stage during the festivities
Man U coach Alex Ferguson, German soccer legend Franz Beckenbauer and Sepp Blatter pose with the famous and sexy singer
Wayne Rooney at Ballon d'Or 2011