Rooney's Career In Numbers

16 years 297 days — Rooney’s age when he made his competitive debut for Everton on 17 August 2002 in a 2-2 draw with Tottenham at Goodison, becoming the second youngest first-team player in the Club’s history behind Joe Royle.

72
— Number of goals scored in one season for Liverpool Boys when he was 11 years old.

323 — Career goals for club and country to date.

253 — The record goals scored for Manchester United.

8 – Goals scored in eight matches by Rooney during Everton’s run to the FA Youth Cup final in 2002.

25 — The distance in yards from which he scored his injury-time goal for Everton that announced Rooney’s arrival in style aged 16, having come off the bench against Arsenal in October 2002.

17 years and 111 days — When making his first England appearance against Australia in February 2003 while an Everton player, making him the second youngest debutant ever.

3 — Goals Rooney scored on an explosive United debut against Fenerbahce in September 2004.

17 — Goals scored in 77 appearances during his first stint with the Toffees.

5 — Premier League titles won during his time at Old Trafford.

1 — Champions League triumph after overcoming Chelsea on penalties in 2008.

53 — International goals, making him the top-scoring England player of all-time.

114 — The number of goals Rooney scored in 29 games for Everton’s Under-10s and Under-11s during the 1995/96 season.

13 — The number of years since Rooney last played a competitive game for his beloved Blues.

119 — Caps put him second only to Peter Shilton terms of appearances for England.

198 — Rooney’s haul of Premier League goals, putting him second behind Alan Shearer (260).

4 — His England goal tally at Euro 2004 while a teenager with Everton, earning him a place in the team of the tournament.

17 years and 317 days — He remains England’s youngest goalscorer having scored against Macedonia in 2003.

99 — The number of goals Rooney scored as a nine-year-old in his final season for Copplehouse boys’ club in the Walton and Kirkdale junior league before being spotted by Everton scout Bob Pendleton.

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