Steven Gerrard Says Wayne Rooney's Form Continues to be Impressive

England captain Steven Gerrard disagrees with Paul Scholes who had previously said that Wayne Rooney is past his prime.

updated: May 30, 2014 10:51 IST
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Watford: England captain Steven Gerrard on Thursday dismissed Paul Scholes's claim that his former Manchester United team-mate Wayne Rooney may already be past his best.

Speaking earlier this week, Scholes said that Rooney, alongside whom he played for eight seasons at Old Trafford, may be "worn out" because he has been playing professionally since the age of 16.

But ahead of England's friendly against Peru at Wembley Stadium on Friday, Gerrard argued that Rooney's performances over the 2013-14 campaign proved that the 28-year-old can be one of the stars of the forthcoming World Cup.

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