Wayne Rooney did to Toronto what Cristiano Ronaldo did to Spain at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, 2018. No, he didn't score a hat-trick, but the free-kick produced by Rooney was equally brilliant. The former Manchester United forward, who has scored more goals than anyone for the reds, turned back the clock and helped DC United win the match 1-0 at home against Toronto. Wayne Rooney Scores First DC United Goal in Win Over Colorado Rapids by 2-1.
DC United tweeted Ronaldo's goal with the caption reading "Pure Class. @WayneRooney midweek magic." We couldn't agree more. Watch Video: Wayne Rooney’s Heroics at 96th Minute Helps DC United Score Winning Goal Against Orlando City.
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— D.C. United (@dcunited) October 18, 2018
The goal by Wayne Rooney not only lifted the spirits of the DC United but also gave them the game which has helped the team to revive their fortunes in the Eastern Conference. If the team wins their next encounter, DC United will seal their place in the postseason. The team was at the bottom of the Eastern Conference before Rooney joined the club. The forward has played an important role in the turnaround of his team's fortune. Rooney has scored six goals in his last five games.