Rooney loving England support

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Wayne Rooney has paid tribute to the stunning England support after the striker made a return to form by scoring twice to give England a stranglehold on Euro 2012 qualifying Group G.

After Gary Cahill’s opener, Rooney took centre stage, heading in Stuart Downing’s corner before tapping in a second on the brink of half time.

The double comes a year after Rooney expressed his frustration at England’s supporters during the World Cup draw with Algeria, and the Manchester United forward hopes those same fans have forgiven him.

“You can see that I have a rapport with the fans,” he said.

“What happened in South Africa happened. But I am sure that the fans see for themselves that when I play I give 100 per cent.


“The fans were great again against Bulgaria and I really would like to thank them for their incredible ¬support.

“But I have always loved playing for England – and I’ll keep on playing for my country until someone tells me that I can’t.”

Rooney’s two goals comes a week after his hat trick against Arsenal, and according to captain John Terry there’s more to come from the 25-year-old.

“Wayne has been ¬excellent. He is still very much at the forefront of this England team,” he said.

“People will talk about the young players that have come in, but Wayne still has an awful lot he can give ¬England over the next 10 years.

“He’s a good character to have around the camp because his ¬enthusiasm rubs off on the younger players. He never settles for anything less than being a winner.

“That’s the kind of character he is, even in training. He has shown some great early form for Man United and has now carried it on with England.”

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