Sven-Goran Eriksson is prepared to go to any lengths to keep Wayne Rooney in his World Cup plans. His patience would even stretch as far as a recovery date of July 9 for the forward's fractured metatarsal. On that day, the final of the tournament will be played in Berlin. Why would the England manager do that? "To win the final," he said. It is no part of Eriksson's duties to assume his side will have returned home before that issue can arise.
At least Sven's planning to get to the Finals! Better than blaming Maggie Thatcher...
All I can say is I'm glad Rooney didn't break anything doing this Nike commercial: