The very best photos of Wayne Rooney's final England appearance against the USA

Thursday 15 Nov 2018
Callum Wilson reels away to celebrate his debut goal for England

A legend will certainly be leaving tonight

Fans make their way down Wembley Way to pay their respects to an English football legend

Rooney and Jordan Pickford inspect the pitch

England take to the pitch for the warm up as the stands begin to fill

FA Chairman Greg Clarke presents Rooney with a commemorative plaque

Dele Alli gets things started with a header on goal. It hits the crossbar, but it's a great start for England

Jesse Lingard curls it past the keeper from outside the box to put England 1-0 up in the 25th minute

Lingard celebrates scoring the opener

Two minutes later and Trent Alexander Arnold makes it 2-0!

The young Liverpool defender celebrates his first goal for England

Alex McCarthy came on for Jordan Pickford at half time to earn his first cap

Cometh the hour, cometh the man. Wayne Rooney comes on for his final appearance in England kit 

Shortly after coming on, England debutant Callum Wilson makes it 3-0

Wilson celebrates the final nail in the coffin of the American squad

Rooney, playing his last game, celebrates with a goalscorer playing his first. One generation hands over to the next

And the final whistle blows, bringing down the curtain on one of the most remarkable international careers of any English player

By Tom Simpson