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"Rooney deserves England farewell" - Gary Neville

One of Wayne Rooney's former teammates, Gary Neville, insists that England's record goalscorer deserves a proper send-off to mark his 120th and final cap for England.

Apart from being his final match, it will also be in aid of his charity, with several nicknaming the fixture 'The Wayne Rooney Foundation International'.

Whilst Neville feels that Rooney deserves a proper send-off, he also states that "the FA have got the timing wrong" and that such a match should have been done earlier on when he was first dropped out of the squad on March 2017.

Rooney, who has managed to score 53 goals in 119 appearances for the Three Lions, said that "It's a huge honour" for the FA to arrange the match for him.

He added that "To pull an England jersey in front of the fans will be a way for me to say thank you for the support they've shown me over my time playing for England."

Whether you agree with Rooney's inclusion or not, he is an England football legend that has been underappreciated throughout most of his career, often being the only shining light in a team that was massively underachieving.

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