Rooney Meets His Final International Appearance with a Victory

‘A glimpse of the future’ was seen by manager Gareth Southgate as celebrations were on for team England when they won over the United States at Wembley. It was definitely a comfortable win for them as Wayne Rooney played his final international match against the team of the United States.
Rooney won his 120th cap in a friendly match between the teams and it was also a fund-raiser game for the charitable foundation he is associated with. He made an appearance for 33 minutes on a night where England showed their appreciation for the 33 years old player who is also a record goal-scorer. It was the players who stole the show from the beginning of the match, as the fielding was done by Southgate himself for the most experienced XI of England in about 40 years. Manager of England’s team, Gareth Southgate, said that they wanted to use the particular game to look at the young players of the team and how they are playing for the team. He also stated that he had a glimpse of the future and he was also able to get Rooney to show some of his wonderful touches.
According to Southgate, he said that the country had the most inexperienced team for the game, but they have come a long way and they have learned a lot more and new things. The team has been successful to pay respects to some of the greatest players of the team playing for England for long. He also mentioned that he felt excited to see the attacking play of his team in the first half.
It was a memorable night for former international player of England, Wayne Rooney.

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