The best Tweets reacting to Wayne Rooney being made England captain.
Roy Hodgson confirmed what everybody already knew on Thursday by naming Wayne Rooney as the new England captain ahead of the Euro 2016 qualifying campaign.
And while there has been no shocks, the announcement has still garnered a huge reaction from fans on Twitter. Some were angered, some were placid, but most made jokes, so below we have compiled the best tweets regarding Wayne Rooney’s acquisition of the England captaincy.
— FIFA.com (@FIFAcom) August 28, 2014
— James Holder (@JAMESY33) August 28, 2014
Wayne Rooney – the Mike Brearley of English football.
— Peter Miller (@TheCricketGeek) August 28, 2014
If the past lot were the 'Golden Generation', this new squad led by Wayne Rooney is the 'Golden Shower Generation'. In that it is piss poor.
— Greg Double (@Dubstep1988) August 28, 2014
Wayne Rooney's own website refers to him as a "legendary striker"….
— Ellis (@GoonerBoy08) August 28, 2014
— Danny (@dleesley89) August 28, 2014
— Andrew Coster (@andrewcoster28) August 28, 2014
Congratulations to Wayne Rooney on his newly-confirmed schedule of upbeat interviews in May 2016, and sullen trophylessness in June 2016
— Gavan Reilly (@gavreilly) August 28, 2014
Wayne Rooney – a shining example of what can be achieved if you get your head down, work hard, and never rock the boat.
— Macca (@The_Paris_Angel) August 28, 2014
Rooney captain? Personally I'd have gone for John Terry.
— Scott (@R_o_M) August 28, 2014