Wayne Rooney and 10 Other Amazing Long-Range Goals

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Wayne Rooney and 10 Other Amazing Long-Range Goals
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Wayne Rooney scored a spectacular 40-metre goal for Manchester United against West Ham United in the Premier League on Saturday, one of two strikes he netted in the 2-0 win.

He's not the only one to have scored such outrageous and audacious efforts—in fact Rooney wasn't even the only top-flight star to score a thunderbolt on the same day, with Norwich City's Alex Tettey also hitting a long-range rocket.

Flowing moves, individual dribbles and well-struck set pieces all have their own charm, but there's something special about a long-range effort catching everybody out. Here are 10 of the best.

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