Fabio hails Rooney as his 'joker in the pack'

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London, Mar.29 (ANI): England football coach Fabio Capello has hailed forward Wayne Rooney as the 'crazy joker in the pack'.

Rooney banished all memories of his red card last Saturday with a stunning two-goal show, reports news of the world.The England boss called Roo a 'crazy man' in the build-up to yesterday's 4-0 trouncing of Slovakia following the Manchester United star's sending off at Fulham.

But after seeing Rooney turn in a virtuoso display, Capello insisted: "Wayne is the joker in our pack, perhaps the crazy joker! "He can play anywhere and is so important to us."

England team-mate John Terry has tipped Rooney to smash every England record after watching his demolition of Slovakia. (ANI)

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Story first published: Sunday, March 29, 2009, 16:51 [IST]
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