Wayne Rooney shrugs off Paul Scholes criticism

Former Manchester United teammate Paul Scholes had previously suggested Wayne Rooney may be past his prime. Rooney however is keen to prove him wrong during the course of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

updated: June 06, 2014 11:10 IST
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Miami: Wayne Rooney says he is ready to play - and in any position - for England as he shrugged off critics of his recent form.

Rooney scored the opening goal in England's 2-2 draw against Ecuador after starting in a wide left role that he had expressed unhappiness with during his time under Alex Ferguson at Manchester United.

But the England forward was quick to deal with any suggestions that he might have had to be coaxed into that role by England manager Roy Hodgson.

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