VIDEO: Wayne Rooney reflects on England's World Cup exit

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England international striker Wayne Rooney reflects on their early exit from the World Cup at their team base in Rio de Janeiro.

After two defeats in their opening two games, England are out of the World Cup and now face a dead-rubber match against Costa Rica, who have already qualified for the first knockout round.

England and Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney says that the side must pick themselves up and 'show their pride' in their final game against the Ticos.

"Obviously we're hurting and really disappointed to be out of the tournament," said the 28-year-old. "It's a long few days for us now, we have to try to pick ourselves up for this game on Tuesday, go out there fighting, show our pride."

England's campaign opened with a loss to Italy, but the performance showed great promise. The side looked dangerous in attack, with Liverpool's Raheem Sterling particularly impressive, and fans were hopeful that the team would win their remaining matches to qualify.

The Three Lions started slowly against Uruguay, however, and their performance fell in the second half as they eventually succumbed to defeat after two goals from Luis Suarez. It was another game that could have been won by either side, but England fell short.

Rooney was disappointed to have been knocked out considering England did not play particularly poorly.

"I think in previous tournaments we haven't maybe played as well in games and gone through whereas in this tournament it's been fine margins and we could have quite easily got something out of both games," he said.

"It's tough to take that we're out of the tournament. These things happen. I think we had done OK but Suarez is a great player - two chances, two goals - you can't take anything away from him."

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