Today the English striker becomes 31 years old.These days may be the toughest for him as Wayne Rooney faces a lot of criticism. Rooney also lost his starting line-up spot. But no one can deny the great talent this unique player has. Although Wayne scored a lot of beauties during his career, we have put together a top 5 from that special bunch.
5. Remember the name – Wayne Rooney
From this moment a new star was born, as the 16-year-old boy from Everton finished mighty Arsenal‘s 30 game unbeaten premiership run with a stunning scorcher. With this stunning strike, Rooney became premiership’s youngest scorer by beating Michael Owen’s record. That moment opened the first chapter of the “Wayne Rooney story”
4. FA Cup magic
The fourth round of the FA Cup brought this interesting fixture where Rooney’s brace secured United’s place in the 5th round of the tournament.
3. From the halfway line
And again Rooney with a brace this time against The Hammers in the Premier League. That magnificent effort resembles David Beckham’s famous half-line goal.
2. The Volley against Middlesbrough
The first season for Manchester United and Rooney already showing his worth against Middlesbrough. Rooney controlled this one all the way to the back of the net without even taking an extra touch. Absolute beauty !
1. I know It, you know it, everyone knows it !
It could not have been better. A derby day. Nani crosses it into the box to find Wayne Rooney. The rest is history. This goal went down in the history of football for generations to enjoy remember.