Wayne Rooney's England career in pictures as Three Lions legend retires

Wayne Rooney is bowing out of international football as England’s all-time leading goalscorer.

The Three Lions legend has retired from the global stage after 53 goals for his country and 119 caps.

Here’s a look at some of the highlights from his record-breaking England career.

Wayne Rooney’s England debut saw him play alongside Francis Jeffers.

Wayne Rooney’s England debut saw him play alongside Francis Jeffers.

Wayne Rooney’s England debut in February 2003 against Australia.

Wayne Rooney’s England debut in February 2003 against Australia.

Wayne Rooney’s first England start came in April 2003 against Turkey.

Wayne Rooney’s first England start came in April 2003 against Turkey.

Wayne Rooney scores against Denmark in November 2003

Wayne Rooney scores against Denmark in November 2003

England’s Wayne Rooney sits injured being watched over by coach Sven Goran Eriksson at Euro 2004.

England’s Wayne Rooney sits injured being watched over by coach Sven Goran Eriksson at Euro 2004.

England’s Wayne Rooney wears the captain’s armband in 2010

England’s Wayne Rooney wears the captain’s armband in 2010

Wayne Rooney with Fabio Capello

Wayne Rooney with Fabio Capello

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Wayne Rooney slammed England fans after the 2010 World Cup draw against Algeria

England’s Manager Roy Hodgson and Captain Wayne Rooney at a Press Conference

England’s former Manager Roy Hodgson and Captain Wayne Rooney at a Press Conference

Another red card for Wayne Rooney as he is sent off against Montenegro in a Euro 2012 qualifier.

Another red card for Wayne Rooney as he is sent off against Montenegro in a Euro 2012 qualifier.

Wayne Rooney sees red against Portgual at the 2006 World Cup

Wayne Rooney sees red against Portgual at the 2006 World Cup

Wayne Rooney sees red against Portgual at the 2006 World Cup

Wayne Rooney sees red against Portgual at the 2006 World Cup

Wayne Rooney celebrates becoming England’s record scorer against Switzerland in 2016.

Wayne Rooney celebrates becoming England’s record scorer against Switzerland in 2016.

Wayne Rooney receives his award for becoming the record scorer from Sir Bobby Charlton.

Wayne Rooney receives his award for becoming the record scorer from Sir Bobby Charlton.

Wayne Rooney last worked under Gareth Southgate with England.

Wayne Rooney last worked under Gareth Southgate with England.

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