Former England captain Wayne Rooney retired from international football in August, and the Everton forward has ruled out any possibility of coming out of retirement.

England is on the verge of boking a ticket to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, but Rooney said he will not be tempted to make a return.

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"My mind's made up," he told talkSPORT radio on Sunday.

"I've seen it a few times when players come out of retirement and gone to tournaments and it's not right.

"I think the lads now who are trying to qualify for Russia, if they get there they're the players who will deserve to play in the tournament, so my decision is made."

Rooney scored a national record 53 goals in 119 appearances for England that included three World Cups and three European Championships.

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