Wayne Rooney said it was "a big challenge" to be named as England captain for their World Cup qualifier against San Marino tomorrow.
The Manchester United forward will lead out his country at Wembley in the absence of usual captain Steven Gerrard, who is suspended, and vice-captain Frank Lampard, who is injured.
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