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Man Utd ace Rooney ignoring World Cup criticism

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney insists he's not dwelling on World Cup criticism.

The 28-year-old claimed this week that he has already put the World Cup - and the criticism that came on the back of England's early exit - behind him.

"Was I criticised in the World Cup?" he asked. "I honestly didn't know. But I think that happens. It's the world we live in.

"I came to understand that a few years ago. I'm not concerned about it at all. It was disappointing the way the World Cup went but I said at the time it was time for me to look forward and concentrate on Manchester United.

"That is what I am doing. I am just trying to get fit and get ready for the season. It was always the plan for me to come on the tour.

"We had a schedule depending on how we did in the World Cup. The Spanish lads are here as well. But it's great to be here. I have had a good break and I'm happy to be here."

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