Fergie: Rooney was 100 per cent


Manchester Untied boss Sir Alex Ferguson has dismissed suggestions that a mystery injury was behind Wayne Rooney's disappointing World Cup form.

Rooney failed to find the net during England's dire campaign in South Africa which was ended at the last 16 stage by Germany.

The 24-year-old struggled to live up to his pre-tournament billing as a potential Golden Shoe winner and his below-par performances have led to suggestions of fitness problems.

Rooney missed the end of the last domestic season with ankle and groin injuries but was continually declared fully-fit by England coach Fabio Capello during the tournament.

Capello's assessment of the striker, who has scored 25 goals in 64 international appearances, has now been backed by Ferguson.

"There is nothing wrong with the lad or his fitness," he told The Mail on Sunday.

"He's relaxing on holiday in Barbados and I expect him to come back refreshed for the new season."

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