Rooney Kane will break my England scoring record

first_imgWayne Rooney expects Harry Kane to surpass his England record of 53 goals at international levelThe Manchester United legend bid farewell to England in Thursday night’s 3-0 friendly win over the United States with a second-half appearance.Rooney nearly added to his goal tally for England at Wembley, but for US goalkeeper Brad Guzan to deny him a stoppage-time dream goal.However, Rooney was delighted with the outcome anyway and tipped fellow striker Kane to break his record.The Tottenham star has scored 19 times in 34 games for England and succeeded Rooney as the new permanent team captain in the summer.Before the game began, Rooney was presented with an award by FA chairman Greg Clarke and Kane in honour of his career.Now the 33-year-old hopes to return to Wembley in the future to present a similar prize to Kane – once he becomes England’s new record scorer.“I look forward to presenting him with the trophy,” Rooney told BBC Radio 5 Live.Jadon Sancho, Borussia DortmundCrouch: Liverpool could beat Man United to Jadon Sancho Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Peter Crouch wouldn’t be surprised to see Jadon Sancho end up at Liverpool one day instead of his long-term pursuers Manchester United.“I asked Harry to present me with the award because I believe he will beat my goalscoring record.“It was great to be out there in front of the fans again and it was special for me and my family.”Jesse Lingard, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Callum Wilson were the goalscorers for England on Thursday.After debuting in 2003, Rooney managed 53 goals and 22 assists in 120 appearances for England.Congratulations to @WayneRooney for a record breaking @England career! #football #awards #silversmith #goldsmith #sport #ENGUSA— Thomas Lyte (@ThomasLyte) November 15, 2018last_img

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