Wayne Rooney 6/4 Favourite To Be Top England Goalscorer at World Cup

Whilst he is the obvious pick to topscore for his country the odds on Wayne Rooney keep shortening and he could be evens before the Tournament begins .

Whilst he is the obvious pick to topscore for his country the odds on Wayne Rooney keep shortening and he could be evens before the Tournament begins .

Rooney has a prolific record for England scoring 25 times in 59 appearances and he deserves to start favourite as he is certain to start every game , fitness and bookings permitting .
However it is interesting to note that that the goals to games ratio of Peter Crouch is higher than Rooney’s at International level . Crouch has notched 21 goals in 38 games although many of his goals come against inferior opposition .
Rooney is a general 6/4 favourite with Bookmakers but the value is with the 10/1 Paddy Power are offering against Crouch which surely will not be available for long .
Betfred have a special offer today of 16/1 for Rooney , Messi and Villa all to top score for their respective countries . As far as 16/1 trebles go this is not bad value and gives a great interest throughout the World Cup . The same topscorer treble bet with Boylesports pays just under 18/1 , as they are standout top price for Messi and Villa at 7/4 to do the business for Argentina and Spain .