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Wag wedding #1: Coleen and Wayne Rooney

By Andrea Petrou on October 7th, 2009 0 comments yet. Be the First

Manchester United and England footballer Wayne Rooney married his childhood sweetheart, Coleen McLoughlin, on the Italian Riviera on 14 June 2008.

The couple braved heavy rain to exchange vows at the Villa Durazzo, a 17th Century palace in the resort of Santa Margherita Ligure and the reception was held in La Cervara, a 700-year-old former abbey.

The couple, who were paid £2.5 million by OK for exclusive picture rights, were said to have spendt £5 million on their special day. Included in this price were five private jets which flew 64 guests from the UK to the four-day celebrations, which included a lunch aboard a luxury yacht, a masked ball and champagne breakfast every morning.

Wayne also booked a hip-hop star and Westlife to perform at the event.

And of course Coleen was the belle of the ball with her £100,000 strapless Marchesa dress, which she found in New York.

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