Forward of football club “Manchester United” Wayne Rooney became the champion on number of goals scored in the championship of the English Premier League for one club, it is reported in the microblog of the statistical service OptaJoe on Twitter.

Rooney on Sunday in the match 22-th round of the championship of England against “Liverpool” on the road scored in the 78th minute of the match and brought his team to a victory (1:0). This goal was for Rooney 176-m for “Manchester United” in the championship of England.

According to this indicator, Wayne was ahead of the Frenchman Thierry Henry, which is 175 times celebrated success in the shirt of Arsenal.

Rooney supported the club from Manchester since 2004 when he joined the camp of Manchester United from Everton. The English Premier League was founded 20 February 1992.

The record for most goals “Manchester United” in history is an outstanding English soccer player, world champion in the national team of England and winner of the “Golden ball” in 1966 sir Bobby Charlton, who in the period from 1954 to 1973 spent a year in a t-shirt “MJ” 606 matches in the Premier League, scoring 199 goals. In total on its account a total of 765 matches for United and 253 goals.

Rooney rewrote one of the records of the English Premier League 17.01.2016

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