England confirm farewell cap for record-scorer Wayne Rooney against USA

05 November, 2018, 23:14 | Author: Alyssa Little
  • England striker Wayne Rooney

"If anything, this would convince me not to buy one".

And Ronaldo was asked about Rooney ahead of his showdown with Manchester United this week.

London -Wayne Rooney is to come out of England retirement for a final one-off appearance against the United States in an global friendly at Wembley this month, the Football Association announced Sunday.

Rooney has scored 12 goals in 20 appearances for DC United during his short spell in MLS, while Ronaldo has seven goals in 13 outings for Juve.

It is understood Rooney's involvement with England for the fixture will be made official in the coming days.

The match will raise money for several charities, one of which is the Wayne Rooney Foundation, which aims to help support disadvantaged and vulnerable children.

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Rooney, a record goalscorer for both Manchester United and England, has not played worldwide football for almost two years. "I would like to thank Gareth Southgate and the Football Association for inviting me back and helping to support my foundation in the process", Rooney said in a statement.

"But England play Croatia in the Nations League three days after this US match, so turning it into a testimonial means Gareth's players will not be preparing properly for the important game which follows it", Shearer added.

Rooney, despite being England captain for several years, will not be captain against the US as Southgate looks to keep some sort of consistency.

Rooney, meanwhile, is impressing in MLS with D.C. United following a frustrating second stint at boyhood club Everton.

Cristiano Ronaldo has hinted that a reunion with former Manchester United team-mate Wayne Rooney could be on the cards before their illustrious playing careers are brought to a close.

England also play Croatia at Wembley in the Nations League on November 18.

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