Wayne Rooney's First FIFA World Cup Goal Fails to Lift England

England fans celebrated when Wayne Rooney scored his first ever World Cup goal. Uruguay however emerged victorious - defeating England 2-1 in their FIFA World Cup match.

updated: June 20, 2014 14:02 IST
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What more for a win? Wayne Rooney in action against Uruguay.


Sao Paulo: One moment, Wayne Rooney madly celebrated the triumph of ending years of criticism for his World Cup struggles. Then, the England striker left the field with his head down in disappointment.

At last, Rooney had delivered his first goal for the Three Lions on the big stage. He came through following constant scrutiny surrounding his lack of production at the World Cup.

And it still wasn't enough yesterday as Luis Suarez spoiled England's night, and perhaps its hopes of moving on in Brazil, too.

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