"I am extremely honoured to be appointed England manager especially as it is no secret that this is the role I have always wanted," Allardyce told TheFA.com. "For me, it is absolutely the best job in English football. I will do everything I can to help England do well and give our nation the success our fans deserve.
"Above all, we have to make the people and the whole country proud. I know we have talented, committed players and it is time for us to deliver."