Rooney wants Man U to be the best in the worldDecember 14th, 2008 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.14 (ANI): Manchester United star Wayne Rooney says that he wants to play football all the time, and wants his club to be the best in the world.
The England striker has World Cup glory in his sights in South Africa in two years, but his immediate target is this weeks FIFA Club World Cup in Japan, which Rooney sees as a potential delight rather than a distraction in Uniteds demanding season.
As a player, you want to be playing all the time as many games as possible. This is another competition for us and we want to win it. It would be a fantastic achievement to come back from Japan as world champions. To say you are a world champion, thats a great thing to say to anyone. We want to be the best team in the world, the Daily Star quoted Rooney, as saying.
Rooney, who missed last nights match at Tottenham through suspension, is relishing getting back into action in football-mad Japan.
Rooneys view on the tournaments importance is shared by his team-mates.
England midfielder Michael Carrick said: This is not a hindrance. If you want to be successful you have got to accept this and play in more big competitions.
We want to be in this situation in a years time, as that would mean we had won the Champions League again. (ANI)
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