Gerrard was immediately followed hopeless Rooney looks fantastic with the Red Devils. Gerrard expected, one country's movement could perform brilliantly with England in World Cup competition in 2010 South Africa.
"For English, I hope Rooney can keep playing until mid-July," Gerrard said as quoted by Sport, Wednesday, March 3, 2010.
"I also agree with Sir Alex if Rooney is the best player the world today. And if Rooney remains consistent with the game until next summer, he will be our key players" added Gerrard.
On the other hand, highlights Gerrard preparation friendlies ahead of their country with Egypt on February 4, 2010 at Wembley. He hoped his colleagues remain focused and not affected by personal problems and injuries players.
"I hope nothing has changed, the team must stay focused and play fantastic. It is time for each player to remain optimistic," said Gerrard.