The captain of England Wayne Rooney answered his critics.
On the eve of the match between Russia and England, the head coach of Russians, as well as a number of national team players allowed themselves to criticism of the British captain Wayne Rooney.
In particular, the mentor of our Northern neighbor, Leonid Slutsky, stated the following:
“Rooney is not what it was before, not to say that he was worse, but it’s a completely different player. Echoed their coach and the forward of the Russian team CSKA Moscow, literally repeating the words of Slutsky.
Sam Rooney, responding to a question about what he thinks about these statements of the opponents, said the following:
“I don’t have to defend myself, Yes, I realize that lately my game has changed, but I believe that she has changed for the better. For months I played in midfield, and now I feel like I can continue to play at that position. As for my favorite position, hmm, my favorite position is to be on the field,” quipped the Englishman.
Rooney also added that he counts on the young people, and will try to help her, besides Rooney noted the excellent organization of the tournament and expressed full confidence in the readiness of his team to fight for Euro 2016 for the top places.
#Eng captain Wayne Rooney says that preparations have been excellent ahead of the #Euro2016. https://t.co/Mk1UWD3EFdhttps://t.co/uZrKt4HXe7
– Sportdec (@Sportdec) 10 Jun 2016