Forget why he was banned, forget that he failed in his attempt to have the ban overturned, forget that he's by far England's best player and has been restricted to the sidelines during the tournament, we've got four points on the board and Blue Eyes hasn't kicked a ball yet. Returning for our biggest game in a long, long time against Ukraine in Donetsk tomorrow [can you remember being this excited for an England game?], Nike have captured the controversy, the nerves and the anticipation surrounding the Wayne Rooney's long awaited return to tournament football.
This has got us seriously gassed.
The film forms part of the My Time Is Now campaign that features extensive digital, outdoor and print presence celebrating iconic global players and aspiring young footballers hungry to break into the elite game. go.nike.com/Rooney