"Wayne was in the Everton team at 16 in 2003. ... There's a chance he's worn out. ... Age 28 or 29 has been the normal peak. With Wayne it could have been when he scored 27 league goals in 2011-12 when he was 26."
-- Paul Scholes, a former England and Manchester United teammate of Wayne Rooney, thinks 28-year-old Rooney may be past his prime as he heads to this summer's World Cup. (BBC)