Rooney to win his 50th England cap on WednesdayMarch 31st, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.31 (ANI): Soccer star Wayne Rooney will win his 50th England cap on Wednesday against Ukraine.According to The Sun, Rooney has been voted Nationwide Player of the Year by the Three Lions faithful after banging in seven goals in his last four internationals.
“If the fans can show the same level of support and commitment they showed last year and on Saturday, it will be a big help to the players. To play at Wembley with the fans and country behind us is amazing and I can’t stress enough how important their support and encouragement is,” the 23-year-old Manchester United star was quoted, as saying.”I am delighted to win this award, especially as it has been voted for by the fans. But it would not have been possible without the help and support of my England team-mates, Fabio Capello and his coaching staff,” he added. (ANI)