Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Wayne Rooney says he won't retire from England duty after Euro 2016 exit

England and Manchester captain Wayne Rooney has revealed he won't shut the door on his International career after Roy Hodgson quit as England manager last night following Iceland's shock win over England in the last 16 draw of Euro 2016.



The Manchester United forward did not have his best game as Roy Hodgson’s men were humiliated on Monday night, with some calling for him to be axed from the squad before the start of this tournament.

However, Rooney said after the game that he will make himself available for the next England manager, and that he is still enjoying playing for his country.

‘It’s disappointing tonight, but I enjoy and am proud playing for England,’ Rooney is quoted in the Daily Mirror.‘I’ll be interested to see who the next manager is. If selected, I’ll certainly be there.’ 
‘We can’t forget he’s brought a lot of young players through and I think the future’s bright for England,’ Rooney said.Unfortunately it hasn’t happened in this tournament but hopefully, in the future there’s good things to come and although it’s difficult to say and see that now, I think Roy has been good to the players and I’ll be thanking him.’

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