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Wayne Rooney to retire for England after playing for the World Cup 2018

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World Cup 2018 will be my last tournament – Wayne Roney:

The legendary player and the now England Captain, the prominent Wayne Rooney has announced that the up and coming 2018 World Cup which is going to happen in Russia will be the last game he’s going to play in his international career as a footballer.

Realistically, I know myself that Russia will be my last opportunity to do anything with England. My mind is made up. Russia will be my last tournament. Hopefully, I can end my time with England on a high. I said before the Euros, I enjoyed playing on this team, and that’s the case still. There were some questions about whether I should stop playing (for England), but I am looking forward to getting back on the pitch. I made my mind up before the Euros, whether we did well or not, that I was going to continue. I’ve had nothing to think about since then.

, revealed Wayne Rooney in a press conference which happened a couple of days back at St. George’s Park, Central England. This year, Rooney got humiliated for his performance and leadership as a captain by the minnows Iceland in Euro 2016. Maybe he has taken it straight to his heart.

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Wayne Rooney is going to make his 116th International appearance for the WC qualifier:

The new manager of England Sam Allardyce has announced that Wayne Rooney will be the captain for the WC qualifying campaign which is going to start this Sunday, i.e., 3rd September 2016 in Slovakia. The Manchester United legend and striker is going to play for the 116th time as an England player in Trnava standing next to David Beckham as the most capped player with two years of captaincy and a record of 53 goals in his international career. He had a total of six major appearances in the tournament out of which none are beyond quarters. England has crashed in the group phase itself during the last World Cup in 2014 in Brazil.

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