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11 Stats That Put Wayne Rooney's 50 Goals Into Perspective

How does he stack up?

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Wayne Rooney is now England's record goalscorer, with 50 goals. But what does his tally look like in comparison to other England heroes?

1. Wayne Rooney = 1/2 Gary Lineker + Bryan Robson.

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2. Wayne Rooney = Frank Lampard + Steven Gerrard.

Though obviously the Lampard/Gerrard duo were always accused of being less than the sum of their parts.
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Though obviously the Lampard/Gerrard duo were always accused of being less than the sum of their parts.

3. Wayne Rooney = Michael Owen + John Barnes.

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4. Wayne Rooney = Geoff Hurst + Bryan Robson.

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5. Wayne Rooney = Alan Shearer + Jermain Defoe + David Nugent.

England legend, David Nugent.
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England legend, David Nugent.

6. Wayne Rooney = Jermain Defoe + Steven Gerrard + Paul Gascoigne.

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7. Wayne Rooney = Frank Lampard + Teddy Sheringham + Paul Gascoigne.

Not bad, Wayne.
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Not bad, Wayne.

8. Wayne Rooney = David Beckham + Paul Scholes + Jermain Defoe.

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9. Wayne Rooney = Teddy Sheringham + David Beckham + Peter Crouch.

But can Wayne Rooney do the robot?
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But can Wayne Rooney do the robot?

10. Wayne Rooney = Gazza + Kevin Keegan + Paul Scholes + Tony Adams.

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11. Wayne Rooney = John Barnes + Gazza + Paul Scholes + Teddy Sheringham + Tony Adams.

But could he beat them in a game of 5-a-side?
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But could he beat them in a game of 5-a-side?