Wayne Rooney's worst moments against Iceland compiled into one video

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Who was England’s worst player against Iceland?

It’s the million dollar question with so many players to choose from.

Was it Joe Hart? Who somehow let Kolbeinn Sigthorsson’s shot slip through his fingers to give Iceland a 2-1 lead.


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Was it Harry Kane? Who posed the opposition defence no danger whatsoever throughout the 90 minutes.

Or was it Raheem Sterling? Who, for the third time in the tournament, produced a very disappointing performance.

Well, it may be none of the above, actually.

England captain Wayne Rooney was also heavily criticised for his display and we’ve discovered a video that suggests he was the worst player on the pitch.

The short vine shows Rooney’s worst moments during the devastating loss to Iceland and it doesn’t make good viewing for the Manchester United star.

In the clip, Rooney is seen passing the ball straight to an opponent, miscontrolling a simple pass, trying to beat an opponent but tripping over the ball before his piece de resistance - stepping on the ball and falling over.

Well played, Rooney.

Of course, there were probably plenty of other mistakes Rooney made last night that could have been added to the video that would have seen it last several minutes.

It seemed as though it has going to be plain sailing for Rooney and co. as the skipper put the Three Lions ahead from the penalty spot after just four minutes.

But just 14 minutes later, Hart was picking the ball out of his net after making another howler to give Iceland the lead.

With several players under-performing, no-one could produce that piece of magic to find their way past a stubborn Icelandic defence as England crashed out in embarrassing circumstances.

Rooney retire?

Lionel Messi, at the age of just 29, retired from international football on Monday after his side lost to Chile on penalties of Copa America. Rooney is a year older and, after his performance last night, there will be plenty of England fans hoping that he follows suit.

However, that doesn’t appear to be the case after his comments after the defeat: "It's disappointing tonight, but I enjoy and am proud playing for England," Rooney told the Mirror.

"I'll be interested to see who the next manager is. If selected, I'll certainly be there.
"We can't forget he's brought a lot of young players through and I think the future's bright for England.

"Unfortunately it hasn't happened in this tournament but hopefully, in the future there's good things to come and although it's difficult to say and see that now, I think Roy has been good to the players and I'll be thanking him."

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