Rio Ferdinand did a good enough job as England captain against France this
week, but his time as leader on the pitch may be shorter than he imagined.
According to the Daily Mail Fabio Capello is lining up Wayne Rooney to take over
the role for the friendly against the United States in May.
"Capello believes Rooney, 22, is the country's only world-class talent but wants
more from the Manchester United striker and is prepared to make him England's
third-youngest captain after Bobby Moore and Michael Owen to achieve it," it
And apparently he is also contemplating calling up Dean Ashton to solve his
Would Rooney make a good England captain?