07 January, 2016

Rooney Named England Player of the Year

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Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has been voted England's Player of the Year for the fourth time after breaking his country's scoring record, the Football Association announced yesterday.
The 30-year-old took his England tally to 51 goals, breaking Bobby Charlton's longstanding record of 49, and top-scored with seven goals as Roy Hodgson's side qualified for Euro 2016 with a perfect record of 10 wins.


Rooney, England's captain, received 37 percent of the votes in a poll of England Supporters Club members. He previously won the award in 2008, 2009 and 2014.

"To win this award is always a huge honour and to win it for a fourth time is something I'm very proud of," Rooney said on his personal website
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