However, Wilson did get his goal to cap a dream debut for the 26-year-old, who has battled through the lower leagues and two cruciate ligament injuries in both knees to make it to the global stage.
First capped in 2003, Rooney finishes his Three Lions career with 120 caps, the second-most in England history behind Peter Shilton's 125 and the most for an outfield player.
However, Wilson did get his goal to cap a dream debut for the Bournemouth striker, who has battled through the lower leagues and two cruciate ligament injuries in both knees to make it to the worldwide stage.
Southgate was unhappy with the defending and warned England will be beaten by Croatia in Sunday's Uefa Nations League decider at Wembley. 'Great for Callum to get his goal - he probably would feel he might have had that earlier in the game - so some good moments there.
"The way they are being coached is brilliant, it's a great group of young players who have a bright future".
"You turn up for a team like that [Tamworth] and players are coming in in their work overalls and work vans, coming from a painting job that they had just finished".
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"It will live with me for a long time", said Rooney before talking about the mini-controversy over his selection.
As planned, Rooney got the chance to add to his 53 worldwide goals and was handed the captain's armband one last time when he entered on 58 minutes.
"When I had my second injury, he [Knowles] was the guy I went to to get me back into the running phase".
"We were wide open and, if we do that on Sunday, we will lose", said England manager Southgate. I've had my time.
"You're down, because I love football, love playing football, and after the games I'd go home and watch the games back, to try and see where I've gone wrong in certain moments, and I couldn't work it out". Primed in the penalty area, Rooney turned to shoot, only to be denied by US goalkeeper Brad Guzan's low save.
I came on for one minute in the Europa League final.
"It was getting to a point where I was embarrassed", Rooney said.
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