Man Utd ace Rooney happy to go past Owen in England scoring charts

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is delighted with his England goalscoring record.

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is delighted with his England goalscoring record.

His strike against Montenegro made him England's all-time top scorer in competitive matches, knocking Michael Owen off his perch.

Surprisingly, Rooney has never scored for England in two World Cup campaigns and that is something he wants to put right next summer.

"It was a vital goal and I'm sure Michael won't be too pleased," Rooney said with a smile.

"It would be great to try and get a goal to get us there (on Tuesday) and then obviously score goals in the World Cup because I've not done that yet."

 
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