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The new Pirlo or too old? Does Rooney have the stamina to play in centre midfield?

Last September, Wayne Rooney was writing himself into England history as the country’s most prolific goalscorer of all time. His sterling displays as a centre-forward over the last 13 years have rightly earned him a place alongside the likes of Bobby Charlton, Jimmy Greaves, Geoff Hurst and Gary Lineker in the pantheon of truly great England strikers.

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