Final appearance for England excites Rooney

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Wayne Rooney says he is honoured to make a final appearance for England and happy for manager Gareth Southgate to decide his playing time Thursday against the United States.

England’s striker Wayne Rooney celebrates after scoring from the penalty spot to score his 50th goal for England, making him the country’s all-time goal scorer, during the Euro 2016 qualifying group E football match between England and Switzerland at Wembley Stadium in west London on September 8, 2015. AFP PHOTO .

Former Manchester United star Rooney, in video comments released Monday by his Major League Soccer club DC United, detailed his excitement at earning his 120th cap for England in his farewell match, a friendly against the Americans at Wembley Stadium.

“Playing on the squad for this game and see some old teammates, see Gareth and the coaching staff, and then obviously to play at Wembley for the…



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