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Wayne Rooney Is England's Highest Ever Goalscorer As Harry Kane Closes In On Top 3

   Wayne Rooney is the most prolific goalscorer in the history of England. He scored 53 International goals for England before retiring from international football. The Manchester United legend is also the highest goalscorer in Manchester United's history, having scored 253 goals for the Red Devils before leaving the club in 2017.

     Manchester United legend Sir Bobby Charlton is the second-highest goalscorer in England's history. He scored 49 international goals for England and was part of the England squad that won the FIFA World Cup in 1966. He is followed by Gary Lineker who scored 48 goals international goals for England. The former Tottenham Hotspur player retired from international football in 1992.

    Fourth on the list is Jimmy Greaves who scored 44 international goals for England before hanging his boot in 1968. Tottenham's Harry Kane is the fifth on the list with 41 international goals so far. The Tottenham star led England to the final of Euro 2020 this year. The 28-year-old is likely to break Wayne Rooney's record before he retires. He is followed by Liverpool academy graduate Michael Owen. The former Real Madrid star scored 40 international goals for England. 

    Premier League's highest ever topscorer, Alan Shearer, Nat Lofthouse, and Sir Tom Finney all scored 30 international goals for England before retiring from international football. Chelsea legend, Frank Lampard and V. Woodward are tied on 29 international goals for England.

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