Wayne Rooney: best Manchester United goals

22 August 2009 05:20
1. Man Utd 6 Fenerbahce 2 (Sept 28, 2004) Rooney nets a debut hat-trick following £27m transfer from Everton, but his second goal, a dipping 20-yard free-kick, summed up the 18-year-old's brilliance. (Watch youtube clip) 2. Man Utd 2 Newcastle 1 (Apr 24, 2005) Rooney leaves Newcastle goalkeeper Shay Given helpless with a vicious right-foot volley from the edge of the penalty area that flies into the roof of the net in front of the Stretford End. (Watch youtube clip) 3. Liverpool 0 Man Utd 1 (Jan 15, 2005) Having been taunted mercilessly by The Kop, Rooney won the game with a long-range strike past Jerzy Dudek before celebrating with provocative glare at his tormentors behind Dudek's goal. 4. Man City 0 Man Utd 1 (Nov 30, 2008) United had suffered back-to-back defeats against City during the previous season, but Rooney gained revenge by scoring from a tight angle after rounding goalkeeper Joe Hart. 5. Man Utd 3 Middlesbrough 0 (Jan 29, 2005) Boro goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer was rooted to the spot as Rooney's deft chip floated over the Australian's head and into the net during United's FA Cup fourth-round victory. (Watch youtube clip)

Source: Telegraph