Wayne Rooney retires from international football with Immediate effect

Today, Wayne Rooney a record goalscorer and no 10 England player announced his retirement from international football with immediate effect.


The 31-year-old  who has scored 53 goals in 119 appearances for his country told coach, Gareth Southgateof his decision during a phone conversation.

Dreams can come true and playing for @England has been exactly that. Thanks to everyone involved it’s been amazing – http://www.officialwaynerooney.com/news/wayne-retires-international-football/ 

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Wayne retires from international football – Wayne Rooney

Here is a statement from Wayne on his decision to retire form international football: It was great Gareth Southgate called me this week to tell me he wanted me back in the England squad for the…


According to him, “Having already thought long and hard, I told Gareth that I had now decided to retire for good from international football’.

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