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Incredible Viral Video Shows Wayne Rooney Scored From The Halfway Line For THREE Different Clubs

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Incredible Viral Video Shows Wayne Rooney Scored From The Halfway Line For THREE Different Clubs

Wayne Rooney scored from the halfway line not once, not twice, but three times - and all for different clubs.

The former England ace, now manager of Championship Derby County, first pulled off the feat in 2014 when he found the net from just inside his own half during Manchester United's 2-0 win at West Ham United.

His high lob swerved to beat Adrian in the West Ham goal with David Beckham - scorer of the most iconic halfway line goal in Premier League history against Wimbledon - watching in the stands.

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Afterwards, Rooney described the stunner as a "nice goal".

He then repeated the trick for Everton - against the same opponents in 2017 - as the Toffees won 4-0 at Goodison Park. The forward showed incredible accuracy to beat a stranded Joe Hart. It also completed Rooney's hat-trick that night to earn him the matchball.

And he still wasn't done, scoring from an incredible distance for DC United in 2019 against Orlando City. From all of 70 yards, this one was arguably the best of the lot.

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What a player.

"I spotted the keeper maybe a couple minutes before we scored and I'd seen that he was quite high," said Rooney of the goal for DC United.

"I knew if the ball fell to me near the halfway line, then the opportunity would be there for me to shoot.

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"He was probably a bit further out than normal because they were in possession of the ball, and it was through them losing it that it fell straight into my path. I knew immediately I was going to shoot it and, thankfully, I got it right."

The highlights have left fans drooling, including his ex-United and England teammate Rio Ferdinand who tweeted: "Watch it... let it sink in how good this guy was."

Topics: Wayne Rooney

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