Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney has said he’s honoured to have the opportunity to win one last cap when England host USA at Wembley Stadium later this month.

The forward says he’s also pleased to have the chance to spend some time with a squad that has evolved considerably in the two years since his last cap.

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The match has been dubbed as the Wayne Rooney Foundation International in support of the Three Lions legend’s charitable interests.

It takes place on Thursday, 15 November.

The 33-year-old will be named in the squad for the game, as he gets a chance to end his international career where he became England’s record scorer in 2016.

He said: “I am truly humbled and hugely excited to play for England at Wembley again,” said Rooney, who fired new club DC United into the MLS play-offs after moving to America this summer.

“I would like to thank Gareth Southgate and The FA for inviting me back and helping to support my foundation in the process.

“Playing for England was the greatest honour of my career, so winning my 120th – and final – cap will be a particularly special moment for me.

“It’s fitting that the match will be against the USA and I hope that both sets of fans enjoy the game.”

Rooney retired from international duty last August.