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Monday, January 18, 2016

Rooney Breaks Thierry Henry's Premier League Goal Record

Wayne Rooney has entered the history books again, this time by breaking a long standing goal records by Arsenal legend Thierry Henry.
Wayne Rooney celebrates his goal against Liverpool at Anfield
 Rooney scored the only goal of the game when Manchester
United defeated Liverpool 1 – 0 at Anfield hence putting United two points behind the Champions League places.
In scoring against Liverpool, the England captain scored his first goal at Anfield in 10 years while also breaking Thierry Henry’s recored of most goals scored with one team in the Premier League.

Henry played for Arsenal between 1999 and 2007 before a brief return on loan at the Emirates Stadium in the 2011-12 campaign and secured two league titles.
Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry
The Gunners legend scored 175 goals for Arsenal while Rooney now has 176 for United in the Premier League.
Rooney has reached the landmark in 358 games, 100 more than it took Henry to rack up his total.
Rooney’s goal takes him to 242 goals in all competitions for the Red Devils, leaving him only seven short of Sir Bobby Charlton’s club record.