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Wayne Rooney: A Look At Records Made By England’s Leading Goalscorer


Wayne Rooney has been England’s leading goal scorer and after since he announced his retirement from International Football, here is a closer look at records made by the man, who was once the youngest player to play for a national side. It’s been 14 and a half years since Wayne Rooney first burst on to the scene for England as a 17-year-old striker, making his debut against Australia in a friendly at Upton Park in February 2003. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Wayne Rooney: A Look At Records Made By England’s Leading Goalscorer

International Records Made By Wayne Rooney
  • A Look At Records Made By Englands Leading

Here is a look at Wayne Rooneys career as well
as records as an England player.
  • Wayne Rooney has played 119 matches for England,
    the most by any outfield player as well as only
    six less than the all-time record of goalkeeper
    Peter Shilton.

  • England won 71 games in which Wayne Rooney
    appeared, while 29 were draws and 19 games ended
    in defeats.

  • He is Englands all time leading goal scorer,
    having netted the ball 53 times.

  • Only seven of Rooneys goals came in the final
    stages for England in international tournaments,
    four of which he scored as an 18-year-old at Euro

  • Wayne Rooney has scored only once in a World Cup
    and that was against Uruguay in 2014.
  • He featured for England in six major tournaments,
    with the country missing Euro 2008.

  • Wayne Rooney played 22 matches as Englands
    captain, as well as seven others wearing the
    armband for being part of a game.

  • At the age of 17 years and 111 days, Wayne Rooney
    made his international debut for England as a
    substitute for a friendly against Australia in
    February 2003, which was an England record at the
    time, but was later surpassed by Theo Walcott.

  • Sir Bobby Charlton was the leading goalscorer for
    England and held the record for 45 years before
    Wayne Rooney reached his half-century in 2015.

  • Rooney played under six different England
    managers during his career, namely, Sven-Goran
    Eriksson, Fabio Capello, Steve McClaren, Sam
    Allardyce Roy Hodgson and Gareth Southgate.

  • Wayne Rooney also has a total of 12 yellow cards
    in his international career, having been sent off
    against Portugal in the 2006 World Cup and in
    Euro 2012 qualifier in Montenegro, being the most
    controversial ones.

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