From the 11m mark, he contributed to the team’s 4-2 victory over Northampton. Thus, the British veteran striker will meet Man Utd in the fifth round of the FA Cup. This is the team where he scored 253 goals in 559 appearances.
Rooney is the all-time leading goalscorer for Man Utd and England. The 34-year-old star and the Red Devils won as many major titles as the five Premier League champions.
According to the previous draw result, defending champion Man City will visit Sheffield Wednesday, the team playing in the English First Division. Meanwhile, the most traditional rich club in the FA Cup, Arsenal will only have to meet Portsmouth.
Liverpool with a squad of young talents had a 1-0 victory over Shrewsbury Town in the rematch to continue. The Kop’s rival Chelsea is really formidable.
Unlike the previous rounds, matches in the FA Cup fifth round will not play again. If the game is inconclusive after 90 minutes, the two teams will enter 30 minutes of extra time. And it may be penalty shootout to determine the team to go on.
Although Derby County suffered a heavy 3-0 defeat and Rooney could not score. But no MU fan can hate him. They still clapped at his steps. The 19-year-old then joined the world’s greatest club for a record fee at the time. That alone is enough to see the pressures that await Rooney ahead.
And then, all that the Bald Guy left at Old Trafford was history. From a promising young player, after five months he gradually became an irreplaceable name. He was famous for the 4-4-2 tactic of Sir Alex.