Wayne Rooney has told BBC Sport that he's proud to play for England 'in any position' at the World Cup.The Manchester United striker, 28, scored in Wednesday's friendly against Ecuador in an unfamiliar position on the left wing.

The forward said:  "I enjoy playing for my country whether it is left wing, right wing, midfield or up front,"

He added: "I am always proud to play for England and that won't change no matter where I am on the pitch."

Rooney has scored 40 goals in 91 international appearances, but has failed to score in his eight World Cup matches, during the 2006 and 2010 competitions.

He missed the last three games of Manchester United's season under caretaker manager Ryan Giggs with a groin injury and has been substituted after 66 and 64 minutes in the friendlies against Peru and Ecuador respectively.

England have other attacking options including Daniel Sturridge, Rickie Lambert, Danny Welbeck, and Rooney says he is not taking his place for granted. 

"I don't think anyone is guaranteed a start in the team," he insisted. "It is down to the manager to pick the team and pick where he plays me. I am happy to play anywhere, it is a good squad so the manager will have some tough decisions".

The 'Three Lions' play their final warm-up game against Honduras on Saturday before beginning their World Cup campaign against Italy a week later. 

Where would you like to see Wayne start? I believe that he could make any position his own but he should stick to his preferred spot as England's number 10. 

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