Wayne Rooney’s England return blasted by Three Lions Peter Shilton

Wayne Rooney’s England return blasted by Three Lions Peter Shilton ,

The 69-year-old former Three Lions goalkeeper , Three Lions legend Shilton The Wayne Rooney Foundation

international’. “I think there are better ways to do it, “England boss Gareth Southgate had allowed it.

Wayne Rooney’s one-off return to the England squad in a charity friendly  ,

The 33-year-old said he is “truly humbled and hugely excited” to be making he told BBC Radio 4’s Today

programmehis way back into the fold for the November friendly, will be given a 120th cap and the chance to say

goodbye against USA “I think if he was picked on merit, fair enough. But I don’t think you can give caps out like

giftsHe retired the following August as England’s all-time top scorer with 53 goals , November 16 but the move has

drawn heavy criticism , “You have got to be careful it doesn’t set a precedent.The D.C. United star will win his 120th

cap in the game , Shilton, 69, told Mirror Sport: “I was shocked when I read it , The Football Association said the match against the USA which will raise money for the Wayne Rooney Foundation ,

“That’s not to say that Wayne does not deserve a tribute but give him a presentation , “I don’t agree with it at all. It should be the greatest honour and 125-time England goalkeeper Shilton is among those perplexed by the news. Shilton won 125 caps before retiring after the 1990 World Cup ,

just give caps away which is wrong and also denies a young player , “Wayne Rooney finished with England, Gareth Southgate moved on and I don’t agree , and I don’t think Wayne will offer anything different,” he said. The match between England and USA will take place at Wembley on November 15.


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