Afscheidsduel Rooney leads to considerable criticism

Wayne Rooney

The 33-year-old attacker is allowed on Thursday, november 15, join in the friendly against the United States, the country where he now plays for DC United. “There are other ways to say goodbye to Wayne, such as a ceremony on the field,” said Shilton at the BBC. “I don’t think that you are an international gift-can give to a footballer.”

Raising money

Former goalkeeper Shilton’s 125 international matches the record with England, Rooney follows him on the list with 119 international matches and there is another number 120. The former player of Manchester United and Everton, with 53 goals the top scorer of all times of his country. As a thank you for services rendered should Rooney one last time, the shirt of the Three Lions’ attract. The match at Wembley is also intended to raise money for the foundation of Rooney.

Peter Shilton is on the world cup of 1986 no chance against Diego Maradona.

“It’s fine if someone on the basis of its shape and performance is invited to the English national team. But this creates the bond might be a precedent,” said Shilton.

Wesley Sneijder

Two months ago, Wesley Sneijder in the same way, bid farewell to the Dutch national team. The record international of Orange started the friendly game with Peru as the captain, I got it after an hour a publiekswissel and was after the match and then in a grand manner honored.

Wesley Sneijder was two months ago in a grand manner waved to Orange.

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