Wayne Rooney beat Ruud van Nistelrooy’s record as the top most scorer in the in European competitions on Thursday, leading the English club to a 4-0 win over visiting Feyenoord.
The match was deadlocked and the Man U team had all spectators screaming at the top of their voices as scored 4-0 against Feyenoord on Thursday.
After scoring his 39th European goal in the 35th minute, Rooney passed on to Juan Mata in the 69th, leaving United on its way to an easy victory giving them a clear advance to the knock out rounds.
United got a third goal on the board with an own-goal by Feyenoord goalkeeper Brad Jones after an angled shot by Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the 75th.
Wayne Rooney Breaks Europa Record: Surpasses Ruud van Nistelrooy
This was Rooney’s third goal of the season, and his first at Old Trafford since May, he hasn’t been in top scoring shape for a while but still has the fangs of a tiger when he decides to go for a win.
It was Rooney’s 248th goal for United, leaving him just one short of Bobby Charlton’s career record with the club. Rooney’s chances of tying the mark ended when he was substituted in the 82nd.
Another glorious win for Man U as they advance to the knockout stages and Wayne Rooney gets to break yet another record for the English football club.
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