At 25, Rooney has over a hundred Premier League looks and 50-plus England caps. It likewise made Rooney the youngest ever before gamer to rack up an objective in the EPL. Rooney took place to end up being the youngest player to earn an England cap – an additional document, because removed – when he played in a pleasant against Australia, in 2003. He came to be the youngest England player to rack up an international goal, at Euro 2004. Rooney introduced his arrival in tournament activity, with a thrilling revealing that ended, unfortunately, in the quarter-final against Portugal, when he got injured and was forced to leave the area.
Comparison with Various Other Star Strikers
At the beginning of this post, I mentioned Messi and Christiano Ronaldo as being favored over Rooney, by lots of, as the most effective player on the planet. Exactly how does Rooney’s objective scoring compare to these demonstrators’? As of January 2010, Rooney had 25 goals from 55 Internationals. Messi has 13 goals from 41 suits; Christiano Ronaldo has 22 from 67. Going farther afield, Brazil’s Kaka has 26 from 73, and Spain’s Xavi (Player of the Competition at Euro 2008) has 8 from 82 caps. Spain’s Fernando Torres, only a year older compared to Rooney, and who, like the England demonstrator, has actually represented his nation, considering that 2003, has 23 from 71.
Injury was Rooney’s bane, at both the bk8 Euro 2004 and FIFA World Cup 2006 projects. Coincidentally, both projects finished at the quarter-final phase, and against the exact same group, Portugal, and using penalty kicks. While Rooney endured an injury throughout the quarter-final of Euro 2004, at the FIFA World Cup 2006, he went into the event with an injury, and the England team management established a special oxygen camping tent to assist Rooney recuperate in time for action. Previously, in March, this year, Rooney bented his ankle joint throughout the EPL. He was back in action, a few weeks later on, in the Champions League, where the injury reoccured. All England’s fans will be wishing Rooney’s fitness at this year’s FIFA World Cup.