Wayne Rooney is coming out of retirement for one last England match

Wayne Rooney is coming out of retirement for one last England match

The 33-year-old said he is "truly humbled and hugely excited" to be making his way back into the fold for the November friendly, having last played for the Three Lions in November 2016. "Maybe we'll play one day together again".

"But I keep hearing managers and players complaining that there is too much football.And now we are to have a testimonial in mid-November".

He will also get the chance to add to his tally of 53 worldwide goals, with those efforts having made him the only man to pass a half-century of strikes for the Three Lions.

The former Manchester United and Everton striker went to make another three appearances for England before calling time on his global career on August 23, 2017.

Wayne Rooney is a "special player", says Jermain Defoe, with the Manchester United legend deserving of one last outing for England.

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.




He helped the Washington side reach the play-offs where they lost to Columbus Crew on penalties. "It's fitting that the match will be against the United States of America and I hope that both sets of fans enjoy the game".

Wayne Rooney has won more caps than any other England outfield player.

Both men still have plenty of football at the highest level left in them, with Rooney about to rejoin the England fold for one final worldwide outing, and it could be that their paths cross again before either slips into retirement.

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 will use the match against the United States of America as preparation for their UEFA Nations League match against Croatia on November 18.

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