Wayne Rooney had retired from international football in 2017

Wayne Rooney will captain England and wear the number 10 shirt in his farewell appearance on Thursday.

The 33-year-old forward had called time on his international career in 2017 but will feature for his country one more time in a friendly against the United States at Wembley.

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Fabian Delph will start the match as captain but will hand the armband to Rooney when the England record goalscorer comes on in the second half.

The DC United man had ended his international career with a record 53 goals.

And the Football Association sees the match as an opportunity to “honour” Rooney’s “record-breaking international career”.