Wayne Rooney has apologised to the England fans following their humiliating exit from the World Cup.
Rooney admitted he was “absolutely devastated” by the team’s failure in Brazil as they were eliminated after only two matches, 2-1 defeats to Italy and Uruguay.
Italy’s 1-0 loss to Costa Rica on Friday confirmed England’s exit.
The Manchester United striker posted on his Facebook page: “Absolutely devastated to be out of the World Cup. Going into each game we had great belief in ourselves but unfortunately it hasn’t worked out. Sorry to all the fans that travelled and at home that we haven’t done better...gutted!”
Rooney was just about the only England player to come out with any credit from the Uruguay match, scoring his first World Cup finals goal only for Luis Suarez’s late winner to sink Roy Hodgson’s men.
England’s final Group D match is against Costa Rica on Tuesday when they will be looking to salvage some pride from the competition.