Wayne Rooney’s England farewell in pictures

By Press Association Sport staff
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Wayne Rooney’s England farewell in pictures

The former Manchester United striker came off the bench against the United States.

Wayne Rooney made his 120th and final international appearance during England’s 3-0 victory over the United States.

The country’s all-time top-scorer retired from Three Lions duty in August, but was handed a farewell at Wembley on Thursday night.

Here, Press Association Sport looks at how the striker’s night unfolded.

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Rooney speaks to FA TV presenter Craig Mitch before kick-off (Nick Potts/PA)
Rooney shares a pre-match joke with his team-mates (Nick Potts/PA)
Rooney and Raheem Sterling in conversation during the warm-up (Mike Egerton/PA)
Rooney’s wife, Coleen , and children on the pitch before kick-off (Nick Potts/PA)
Rooney receives a plaque from Harry Kane (Nick Potts/PA)
Rooney sings the national anthem (Nick Potts/PA)
Rooney enters proceedings in the 56th minute (Nick Potts/PA)
Rooney soon takes over as captain from Fabian Delph (Mike Egerton/PA)
A pitch invader runs over to Rooney (Nick Potts/PA)
Rooney has a shot from distance (Nick Potts/PA)
Rooney celebrates with goalscorer Callum Wilson (Nick Potts/PA)
Rooney almost finds the net (Nick Potts/PA)
Rooney nearly gets on the end of a cross late on (Nick Potts/PA)
Kane congratulates Rooney after the final whistle (Mike Egerton/PA)
England manager Gareth Southgate shakes hands with Rooney (Nick Potts/PA)
Rooney applauds the England fans for one last time (Nick Potts/PA)