Football: Messi reveals admiration for Rooney

Lionel Messi has spoken of his admiration for Wayne Rooney insisting he is one of very few players who would make any team better in Europe.

The Argentine striker who has won five Ballon D Or title insists the England all time highest goalscorer is an all time England great and his capabilities are special. “There has always been a great deal of respect between me and Wayne Rooney ,for me he is the great English player of the generation. What he is capable of doing on the field is very special, and he is one of the few players that would improve any squad in Europe.”

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This comes after reports from some angles that Wayne Rooney should not be a starter at the Euros, with some even insisting he shouldn’t be taken to the tournament given the form of Harry Kane, Jamie Vardy and Daniel Sturridge.Wayne Rooney who is expected to return fro injury on Monday in Manchester united’s under-21 game against Middlesbrough, will be hoping to get back to first team action as soon as possible, in order to justify his case to be included and possibly be a starter at the Euro’s in the next few months.

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