Man Utd's Rooney outstanding striker in World Cup qualifying

Manchester United ace Wayne Rooney stands alone as the World Cup qualifying campaign's leading scorer.

Manchester United ace Wayne Rooney stands alone as the World Cup qualifying campaign's leading scorer.

After last night's 5-1 thumping of Croatian, Rooney took his goal tally to 9, two clear of his nearest rival.

Fabio Capello's Three Lions also are head-and-shoulders ahead of rivals in the overall scoring stakes.

GOAL GETTERS:

NATIONS
England .............................................. 31
Germany ............................................. 24
Bosnia-Herzegovina ......................... 21
Slovakia ............................................... 21

INDIVIDUALS
Wayne Rooney (England) .................. 9
Edin Dzeko (Bosnia-Herz) ................. 7
David Villa (Spain) ............................... 7
Miroslav Klose (Germany) ................. 6
Stanislav Sestak (Slovakia) ............... 6
Ebi Smolarck (Poland) ....................... 6
Wesley Sonck (Belgium) ................... 6

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