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Rooney lost Charlton finished as top scorer of all times Manchester United

Rooney lost Charlton finished as top scorer of all times Manchester United

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Wayne Rooney may thanks to a late equalizer Saturday against Stoke City (1-1) only top scorer of all time call of Manchester United.

The 31-year-old striker now has 250 goals made for the “Red Devils” in all competitions and that there is a more than clublegende Bobby Charlton (249). At the beginning of this month came Rooney thanks to a goal in the FA Cup match with Reading all on the same level with Charlton.

Rooney made his recordtreffer at the Britannia Stadium against Stoke from a free kick. The 115-fold international shot the ball in injury time from the left-hand side at once.

In september 2015, passed it, Rooney Charlton even as a top scorer of all time of the English national team. Now he is 53 interlandtreffers. Chartlon has 49.

Rooney makes recordtreffer for United

Substitute Wayne Rooney gave United with his 250e goal for the club a point against Stoke City: 1-1.
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The 31-year-old attacker turned a free-kick in a time in the goal.
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Joy at Rooney after his goal.
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At the beginning of this month, Rooney all on the same level with Charlton.
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Debut

Rooney is now in his thirteenth season at United, which in 2004 took over from Everton. On his debut in the Champions League match with Fenerbahçe (6-2) made it immediately three. Charlton made his debut in 1954 and continued to the club from Manchester until 1973 true.

Charlton stressed after the recordtreffer of Rooney that he is proud of the current captain of United. “He deserves this place in history,” said the 79-year-old Charlton. “But I would be lying if I would say that I am not disappointed that I the record is now lost, though it is Wayne or awarded.”

It is remarkable that Rooney is much less matches needed for the record than Charlton. “He is fantastic for the club and the whole country,” says Charlton. “Since his arrival in 2004, it is a pleasure to him every week to see the work in the shirt of United.”

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16:59 – 21 January 2017

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