Wayne Rooney: His best and worst moments

Video: The Independent marks Wayne Rooney reaching 100 England caps by looking at the good and bad of his career

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Wayne Rooney is set to become only the ninth player to reach 100 caps for England when he leads out the team on Saturday for their Euro 2016 qualifier against Slovenia.

However, Rooney said of his status among football legends: "Obviously I'm not going to be as big a legend as Sir Bobby Charlton - he's won the World Cup. To eclipse that I'd have to win the World Cup."

Of the eight players on the 100 caps list, only Sir Bobby Charlton and Bobby Moore have achieved what Rooney has failed to do in his 11-year international career - lifting an international trophy.

"To get 100 caps for England, there's not many players who have done it, would be a great achievement. I'll be proud to join that club and is something that myself and my family would be honoured by," the England captain said.

Video: Watch the best and worst moments of Rooney's career

"But I could sit here saying I've got 200 caps and 100 goals for my country, but the ultimate is to win a trophy and that's what we all want to do."

Of course, Rooney has a long list of notable achievements and goals in his career so far - but he may also be remembered for notable moments where he was lashed out at other players and even teammates - and his life off the pitch has sometimes proved controversial.

Here, we look at the best and worst events in Rooney's playing career.

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