Sports Gist: Charlton watches Rooney equal his goal scoring record
Sports Gist: Charlton watches Rooney equal his goal scoring record of 249 goals
Wayne Rooney scored Manchester United’s opening goal against Reading and has equalled Sir Bobby Charlton’s goal scoring record of 249 goals.
Wayne Rooney has drawn level with Sir Bobby Charlton at the top of the Manchester United goalscoring charts after netting his 249th for the club against Reading in a FA Cup game on Saturday.
The United captain scored in the seventh minute of the FA Cup third round tie against Reading when he smashed in deflected Juan Mata’s effort into the back of the net.
Charlton was watching in the crowd as he saw the 31-year-old equalled his long-standing record.
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