All eyes on centurion Wayne Rooney in Euro Qualifier today

Updated: Nov 15, 2014, 06:40 IST | AFP

Wayne Rooney will make his 100th England appearance today when Roy Hodgson's side attempt to extend their 100 percent record in Euro 2016 qualifying to Slovenia

London: Wayne Rooney will make his 100th England appearance today when Roy Hodgson's side attempt to extend their 100 percent record in Euro 2016 qualifying to Slovenia.

Wayne Rooney
Wayne Rooney 

The striker, 29, will lead the team out at Wembley Stadium accompanied by his two young sons, Kai and Klay, as he becomes the ninth England player to take his number of caps into three figures.

Rooney is on course to break former goalkeeper Peter Shilton's 125-cap appearance record and is also only six goals short of Bobby Charlton's England scoring record of 49 goals.

But having failed to shine for England at a major tournaments since making his breakthrough, he accepts he still has to prove himself worthy of comparison with World Cup winners such as Charlton.

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