BBC Sport - Wayne Rooney: England record scorer Sir Bobby Charlton is 'hero'
Charlton is legend and hero - Rooney
- From the section Football
England captain Wayne Rooney says Sir Bobby Charlton is "a hero and a legend" as he nears his national scoring record.
The Manchester United forward is one short Charlton's 49 goals for England and has scored seven in his last eight internationals.
England are away to San Marino on 5 September before playing Switzerland at Wembley three days later.
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