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Twitter pays a warm tribute to Wayne Rooney as England legend announces retirement

Shambhu Ajith
7.61K   //    23 Aug 2017, 21:37 IST

Wayne Rooney has decided to call it a day in international football

Remember that fearsome teenager who stole the headlines at Euro 2004? 13 years down the line, Rooney has retired as England's record goal scorer and we're finding it a little difficult to come to terms with it.

Wayne Rooney has decided to hang up his boots in International football and the Twitterverse is buzzing with tributes. The Manchester United legend and current Everton frontman published a statement where he thanked everyone involved in what has been a thoroughly entertaining journey.

There is only one Wayne Rooney.

We bring you the best tweets (reactions) from all over the globe:

From Old Trafford

From one frontman to another

Gary Lineker knows how to wind a few up.

The absolute treasure that Rooney's Twitter account used to be!

Stats that matter

You can count on Morgan to be where the attention is!

A light tug at the heart

Master Wayne

When Southgate asks Rooney to return

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