No. Bobby Moore was the youngest, 22 years and 17 days and Owen is something like 22 years 4 months and 15 days?Paulinho said:Surely, he must be the youngest player to captain England. Can someone verify this?
In any case, I think he's a better choice than Seaman simply because he's more important to the English team. That, and the fact that this may be the first of many times he wears the armband, while Seaman will likely retire after the WC.