Wayne Rooney retires from England duty

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Posted on Aug 24 2017 - 4:32am by admin

England’s all-time major goalscorer, Wayne Rooney has retired from global soccer after turning down the possibility to be part of the squad for next month’s World Cup qualifiers.
The Everton striker was requested with the aid of England boss, Gareth Southgate to be concerned in opposition to Malta and Slovakia.
“every time I was chosen was an actual privilege but I consider now’s the time to bow out,” said the 31-12 months-old.
the former Manchester United captain scored 53 times in 119 internationals.
Rooney, overpassed via Southgate for matches in opposition to Scotland and France in June, made his England debut in February 2003, in a 3-1 defeat by using Australia at Upton Park.
He made his main event debut as an 18-12 months-outdated at Euro 2004, and his closing world appearance was as captain in remaining November’s 3-0 victory over Scotland at Wembley.
Rooney rejoined boyhood membership Everton in the summer, and his announcement comes two days after he scored his 2 hundredth most well known League goal in a 1-1 draw at Manchester metropolis.
After that game, he mentioned he used to be “specializing in Everton” rather than a world bear in mind.

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