Man Utd ace Rooney wants to be England's greatest

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney admits being England's greatest goalscorer is on his agenda.

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney admits being England's greatest goalscorer is on his agenda.

He has 36 England goals: four behind Michael Owen, eight behind Jimmy Greaves, 12 behind Gary Lineker and 13 behind Sir Bobby Charlton who tops the all-time charts with 49. It will help Rooney’s pursuit if he is at the World Cup next year.

"I can be the first to 50," said Rooney, a fortnight away from his 28th birthday. "I’ve been scoring for England, but to be honest I’m actually a bit disappointed with my record. I feel I should have scored more.

"If I keep playing, scoring and trying to help the team I can get to that 50-goal mark, which would be an unbelievable achievement. There’s a long way to go but it’s an aim and I want to try and do it."

 
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