Wayne Rooney has defended his inclusion in England’s squad to face the USA in an international friendly on Thursday, revealing he hopes Harry Kane receives similar treatment in ten years.

There has been plenty of controversy around Rooney’s recall but Gareth Southgate believes the former captain’s appearance will show young players they will be recognised for their international careers in the future.

And Rooney says he would like nothing better than to see a player like Kane given recognition when his time as an England player eventually comes to an end. Watch below.



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