Manchester - Wayne
Rooney became Manchester United's record goalscorer on Saturday when
his last-gasp strike at Stoke took him past Bobby Charlton's tally of
Rooney's landmark moment triggered plaudits from across the sporting
world as stars took to Twitter to hail the 31-year-old striker:
"England's best goalscorer. Man Utd best goalscorer. Wayne Rooney What a player. What a career. Congratulations!"
- Former England captain Alan Shearer
"Congratulations Wayne Rooney on an incredible achievement."
- Gary Neville, a former United and England team-mate of Rooney
"Wayne Rooney breaks the Manchester United goal scoring record with a free-kick that Bobby Charlton would have been proud of."
- Former England striker Gary Lineker
"Yesssssssss Wayne Rooney, Man Utd, #Goaaaalll."
- Olympic sprint champion and United fan Usain Bolt
"Wazzzzaaaaaaaaaaa.... 250 Club!"
- Rio Ferdinand, another former United and England colleague of Rooney
"Congratulations Wayne Rooney fantastic achievement."
- Former United captain Bryan Robson
"Yes Wazza! 250 goals! What an achievement to be Man Utd's all time top scorer! #legend."
- United winger Ashley Young