Capello praise for Rooney

30 March 2009 07:46
England manager Fabio Capello insists he had no doubts that striker Wayne Rooney would rediscover his goalscoring touch at international level. The Manchester United star failed to hit the target in the first five games of Capello's tenure but he has now found his shooting boots under the Italian. Rooney hit a brace in Saturday's 4-0 friendly victory over Slovakia, taking his tally to seven goals in his last four games for his country. And Capello has admitted his delight with Rooney, who went into the match at Wembley with his temperament under the spotlight following a domestic red card at Fulham. Very happy "I am very happy when Rooney plays," said the Italian. "He is different to the other players and has always done well with the national team. "I was sure he would score goals for us. I told him some things about the movement he needed to do in front of goal. "But he is a very big talent. He can do everything."

Source: SKY_Sports

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