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Wayne Rooney goal of a lifetime picture special
Published : 13 Feb 2011 10:52:13
As he raced to the corner flag, the cares of the world seemed to slide from his shoulders. He threw back his arms and closed hiseyes while the demented din cascaded down the slope of Old Trafford. When Wayne Rooney is an old man, he will remember this moment. Enlarge Stunner: Rooney's overhead kick Already, the reel is running through millions of minds. It is the 78th minute and the ball is being played back and forth across the face of the Manchester City goal. Nani, on the right, floats a crosswhich is marginally deflected, and we become aware that Rooney isbacking off his marker, giving himself the room to do somethingwonderful.