The striker netted in England's 6-0 win over San Marino.
England are the first team to secure their place in the European Championships next summer in France, after a comfortable passage through their qualification group.
England have won all seven of their games, including a 6-0 triumph against San Marino earlier today.
With Slovakia losing to Spain later in the evening England are also the only team left in the qualifying stages with a 100 per cent record.
After the game there was plenty of reaction from the England players after the win.
Ross Barkley and Luke Shaw, who both got the chance to start the game, impressed in the fixture. The Manchester United full-back was a constant threat down the left-hand side, whilst Everton midfielder Barkley scored early in the second half.
Theo Walcott also scored a brace and was Tweeting his joy at England making it into the finals.
Delighted we have qualified for Euro 2016 - great team performance pic.twitter.com/YjWqObDNcp— Theo Walcott (@theowalcott) September 5, 2015
The Tottenham star scored a delightful goal in the second half after entering as a substitute. He latched on to a through ball and dinked a delectable chip into the back of the net.
He Tweeted after the game, congratulating Rooney but also sharing his joy at netting his first goal of the season.
Delighted to get the goal and most importantly qualify for the Euros! Well done to @WayneRooney Hopefully break the record on Tuesday night!— Harry Kane (@hkane28) September 5, 2015
Tottenham fans will now hope that Kane can use this momentum as a kick to his club form and start scoring on a regular basis for Spurs.