Wayne Rooney On Bastian Schweinsteiger’s Bad Side After Dive, Smirk (GIF)

Wayne Rooney increased Manchester United’s chances of beating Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals with a wink, a smile … and a dive.

In the 90th minute of Tuesday’s 1-1 draw between the clubs, Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger made a slide tackle on Rooney, which prompted the Manchester United forward to throw himself to the ground in apparent agony.

An unimpressed Schweinsteiger chided Rooney with a harsh word and a finger wave. Rooney responded with a smirk.

But Rooney’s ruse worked, as the referee showed Schweinsteiger a yellow card — his second of the game — then a red one. That means Schweinsteiger will miss the second leg of the two-game series, which takes place next Wednesday in Munich.

See Rooney’s dive and Schweinsteiger’s reaction below.

Rooney dive, Schweinsteiger red, Manchester United Bayern Munich

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GIF via Deadspin

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