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England's Wayne Rooney problem

Updated: October 11, 2011, 11:54 AM ET
By Michael Cox | Special to ESPN.com

English football loves a hero, loves a villain, and best of all, loves it when one man can fulfill both roles. In Wayne Rooney, we have the perfect player -- someone capable of wonderful goals, yet a man with on-field disciplinary problems and off-field personal issues.

Last Friday against Montenegro, Rooney became only the second man to be sent off twice in England colors. The other is David Beckham, someone who also fits the bill in the hero/villain stakes. The negative ...

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