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28 Jun 2018
Wayne Rooney

As the striker leaves the Premier League we chart his extraordinary achievements for Everton and Man Utd

The Premier League today says goodbye to one if its greatest ever players. 

Wayne Rooney has agreed to leave Everton to join Major League Soccer side D.C. United after 16 seasons as a star of the competition.

His spectacular, last-gasp winner as a youngster against Arsenal in 2002, the first of 208 he scored in the League, was a sign of things to come.

Here we chart the magnificent achievements of the Everton and Manchester United striker. 

First outing
First outing
Wayne Rooney made his PL debut against Spurs on 17 August 2002
Youngest goalscorer
Youngest goalscorer
He became the competition's youngest scorer in October 2002 against Arsenal, at 16 and 359 days, before James Milner and then James Vaughan beat the record
Five titles
Five titles
He won five league titles with Man Utd, in 2006/07, 2007/08, 2008/09, 2010/11 and 2012/13
Consistent threat
Consistent threat
His 491 matches, 208 goals and 103 assists in the PL are the 16th, second and third most
Club legend
Club legend
He scored 183 league goals for Man Utd, the most by a player for one club in PL history
Away goals
Away goals
Rooney scored more away goals than any other PL player, with 94
Personal recognition
Personal recognition
Rooney was named Player of the Season in 2009/10 and Player of the Month five times
Home comforts
Home comforts
Only two players have scored 100 PL goals at one stadium. Rooney hit 101 at Old Trafford
Deadly dozen
Deadly dozen
Rooney reached double figures for PL goals in 12 different seasons – more than anyone
Favourite foe
Favourite foe
He scored against 36 of his 40 PL opponents. The most goals came against Newcastle (15)
Creator and finisher
Creator and finisher
Rooney became the second player to reach 300 PL goals/assists in August 2017
Double century
Double century
Rooney was also the second player to reach 200 PL goals in August 2017, at Man City

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