Wayne Rooney is coming out of retirement for one last England match

Wayne Rooney applauds the England fans

Wayne Rooney will earn his 120th cap for England against the USA Credit reuters

Wayne Rooney is in line to come out of England retirement for a one-off appearance against the United States in an worldwide friendly at Wembley later this month, Britain's Sun tabloid reported.

Rooney's last game for the Three Lions was against Scotland at Hampden Park a year ago but the former Manchester United star will be looking forward to get a proper farewell match against the Americans.

The 33-year-old announced his global retirement in August 2017, but has been in superb form for Major League Soccer side DC United, helping his new club earn a spot in the Play Offs.

The game will raise funds for the Wayne Rooney Foundation.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that former Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has revealed that the 'Carrington quintuplet' a group of special players "controlled the Manchester United dressing room" during Sir Alex Ferguson reign at Old Trafford. He is also Manchester United's record goal-scorer (253).

England also play Croatia at Wembley in the Nations League on November 18.

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He said: "It was great that Gareth Southgate called me this week to tell me he wanted me back in the England squad for the upcoming matches".

Rooney captained the worldwide side 23 times. "It's fitting that the match will be against the US and I hope that both sets of fans enjoy the game".

The team went out on penalties to Columbus Crew.

The player's rich vein of form, alongside his popularity among England supporters and the feeling of progress made under Southgate, have helped the FA with the decision.

Southgate said: "This tribute to Wayne is a unique opportunity that is befitting of our nation's record goalscorer".

"We all look forward to the occasion and lending support to a number of good causes through the Wayne Rooney Foundation".

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