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Après Rooney, Le Déluge

Is there any leading side in the tournament so dependent upon an individual player as England? Après Rooney, le déluge as this jovial, if tendentious, comparison demonstrates:

René Higuita: 68 appearances for Colombia and 8 goals.

José Luis Chilavert: 74 appearances for Paraguay and 8 goals.

Emile Heskey: 58 appearances for England and 7 goals.

Of course this isn’t entirely fair. No-one would ever ask Heskey to take a penalty, would they?