Monday 24 July 2017

Wayne Rooney v Sir Bobby Charlton: Tale of the tape

Wayne Rooney, right, equalled Sir Bobby Charlton's Manchester United goalscoring record on Saturday
Wayne Rooney, right, equalled Sir Bobby Charlton's Manchester United goalscoring record on Saturday

Wayne Rooney has now equalled Sir Bobby Charlton's Manchester United goalscoring record after his sixth-minute goal put the Red Devils 1-0 ahead in their FA Cup third-round clash with Reading.

Here, Press Association Sport compares the pair's illustrious careers.

2002-present Senior career 1956-1976

543 Manchester United appearances 758

249 United goals 249

119 England games 106

53 England goals 49

5 League titles 3

1 FA Cups 1

2 League Cups 0

1 European Cups 1

0 World Cups 1

0 Ballons d'Or 1

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