Manchester United Legend Wayne Rooney Set For Shock England Recall v USA

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Wayne Rooney will come out of worldwide retirement temporarily to make a farewell appearance for England against the United States.

Gareth Southgate has taken the surprise decision to recall Rooney, who retired from global football previous year, for the friendly fixture at Wembley on 15 November.

It comes after Rooney's impressive maiden campaign in MLS, where the striker helped steer DC United from bottom of the Eastern Conference to the play-offs with 12 goals in a late-season run.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that former Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has revealed that the 'Carrington quintuplet' a group of special players "controlled the Manchester United dressing room" during Sir Alex Ferguson reign at Old Trafford.

Steve Kaplan and Jason Levien, D.C. United Co-Chairman, said, "As a club, we are thrilled that Wayne will be honoured by the English FA after such a historic and record-setting career for the Three Lions".

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England's all-time top scorer called time on his worldwide career in August 2017 after winning 119 caps and scoring 53 goals for his country. Rooney will also be training with the squad as they prepare for their Nations League game v Croatia, although he is not set to feature in that one. Every time I was selected as a player or captain was a real privilege and I thank everyone who helped me. "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".

Unfortunately, the fairytale ended this week as Rooney missed a penalty in a 3-2 penalty shootout defeat to the Columbus Crew.

"We all look forward to the occasion and lending support to a number of good causes through the Wayne Rooney Foundation".

"I am truly humbled and hugely excited to play for England at Wembley again, ” said Rooney".

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