12th October 2012.
Rooney captained his country in a competitive fixture for the first time in a World Cup Qualifying match against San Marino. The Wembley crowd expected nothing less than a convincing home win and the home side delivered. Rooney marked the occasion with a double as the Three Lions ran out 5-0 winners.
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