Wayne Rooney has admitted he has to fight for his England future revealed he can’t take his “England place for granted” with Harry Kane and Jamie Vardy staking their claim.
But he has already been usurped in the Rooney home, with his boy Kai asking for an England shirt with “Vardy” on the back!
Rooney has insisted he is not finished yet in an England shirt and is desperate to “contribute and score goals” in France in the summer.
The veteran’s place has been the subject of huge debate in the past few days after England beat Germany with a fresh band of youngsters.
On the mounting challenge he faces to stay as England’s talisman he warned against throwing too many inexperienced stars into tournament action.
Rooney said: “As I have said throughout my career at Man United and England I never take my place for granted.
“Obviously you want to play, and it is great that competition is there. The quality we have got, it is exciting to be part of it.
“I can’t wait to get fit and be back out there with the lads. It is something I enjoy doing and I want to keep doing and I want to keep going and get ready.”
“It excited me. First of all I want England to be successful and win trophies, My lad has asked me to get him and England kit with Vardy on the back! Naijabet.com