Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney set a new Premier League record for most goals scored for a single club on Sunday with 176, passing Arsenal legend Thierry Henry's mark of 175 with a late strike against Liverpool.
Sky Sports Statto shared the new top three:
Wayne Rooney has now scored more PL goals for a single club than any player Rooney (Man Utd) 176 Henry (Arsenal) 175 Shearer (Newcastle) 148— Sky Sports Statto (@SkySportsStatto) January 17, 2016
The veteran striker found himself in the right place at the right time to fire home a volley after Marouane Fellaini had hit the bar with a header. The goal secured all three points for the Red Devils, who remain in the middle of the race for a top-four finish.
ESPN FC's Tommy Smyth was quick to praise the veteran, who took some criticism earlier this season when the Red Devils struggled in front of goal:
I guess all the experts were right Rooney is finished ? Many teams would love to have a player finished like Rooney yes it is he can finish— Tommy Smyth (@TommySmythESPN) January 17, 2016
Per Simon Stone of BBC Sport, the England international had no intention of denying he enjoyed that goal in particular:
Rooney: "I am being a bit selfish tonight. I enjoyed that goal more than most."— Simon Stone (@sistoney67) January 17, 2016
While Arsenal fans on Twitter were quick to point out Henry set his record in fewer matches than Rooney, it's still a remarkable feat for the latter, who is only 30 years old and could add even more goals to his tally.
With five goals in his last four appearances, per WhoScored.com, the former Everton man doesn't seem like he'll be slowing down anytime soon.