Wayne Rooney’s spectacular overhead kick was the moment of inspiration that meant the Red Devils took all three points from the crunch clash. David Silva equalised just after the hour mark before Rooney’s spectacular winner. [via BBC]
— Premier League (@premierleague) December 5, 2019
It was voted as the greatest goal in the history of the Premier League in a Guardian poll and Rooney went on to become a legend at Old Trafford, scoring 253 goals and providing 146 assists in 559 appearances for the club.
Many supporters were delighted when looking back at the memories from the end of the Sir Alex Ferguson era and made their feelings clear on social media.
Here you will find some of the best comments from Manchester United fans:
THE greatest goal!!!!!!
— Pete (@petegaden) December 5, 2019
Still gives me chills. Wazzzza
— Le Banda (@pamunzi) December 5, 2019
I was there. Couldn’t believe what I witnessed. Wonderful goal, best I have seen ‘live’.
— Steve C (@mancinexile) December 5, 2019
miss him so much.. played his heart out for the team! full of spirit! nowhere to be seen nowadays
— cr777 (@dark_knight725) December 5, 2019
what a goal yeah but people underrate the Nani assist for that the whip on it sheeeeesshhhhh
— Aidan Szilardy (@Nebuulaaa) December 5, 2019
@WayneRooney is my GOAT.
— (@Frankisarthur) December 5, 2019
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