England national team striker Wayne Rooney was overheard telling the media and fans that equalling Sir Bobby Charlton’s goal record is a humongous honour. This milestone had been awaited for quite some time as the punters who placed free bets in favour of Rooney matching Sir Charlton’s on this particular game were extra thrilled.
Sir Charlton is credited with helping England win the World Cup and scoring 49 goals for his country. 29-year-old Wayne Rooney scored penalty helping his side win 6-0 over San Marino. The goal he scored helped Rooney Equal Sir Bobby Charlton’s tall and he was later substituted.
Fans were upbeat before the match and tested their luck on free betting sites in favour of Wayne Rooney scoring and matching the legend’s score tally. During a post-match interview, Rooney was overheard saying that being the same level with Charlton is an enormous honour.
He said it was a great moment and was very proud time for him. Wayne also added that he hopes to surpass the record and end up as the leader. After Wayne Rooney had scored an early penalty kick, Cristian Brolli headed into his net just before breaking for halftime, doubling England’s lead.
Right after coming back from halftime, Ross Barkley nodded in the first goal for his country. England, on the other hand, raced clear with two goals after Theo Walcott, who came in as a substitute scored and minutes later Harry Kane chipped in a superb goal.
The Prediction Interview
Manchester United and England’s striker Wayne Rooney gave punters that had placed free bets in his favour a reason to believe in him. After equalling Sir Charlton’s scoring record, Wayne Rooney was all smiles and waving to fans back home and assured them that he is now focused on the future.
Wayne Rooney, a Three Lions skipper, scored his forty-ninth international goal right from the penalty box, during the first half of the match. As many punters and sports journalists had predicted that Wayne would match Sir Bobby’s record, who was also a former Manchester United player.
Free betting slots were full as fans all booked to watch Wayne Rooney make history by offsetting Bobby Charlton off the top of England’s scoring charts and fixing his name.
Rooney together with the rest of the English squad managed by Roy Hodgson easily won 6-0 over San Marino in Serravalle. In an interview, Wayne Rooney spoke of how he was honoured to equal Charlton’s tally and quickly turned his attention to Tuesday’s clash against Switzerland. England played Switzerland at Wembley Stadium, and Rooney was accorded another chance to net in another goal and deliver him on top of the national team top scorer table.
During the interview, Rooney spoke about how he aims at pushing and trying to help his team win over Switzerland and ultimately steal the record from Sir Bobby Charlton.
The 45 year Record
Wayne concluded the interview by stating that he would gladly swap the goals for a winner’s medal come next summer. Sir Bobby Charlton was the only England international player to have scored 49 goals for his team in a record 45 years.
Since he ended his career as a professional player in 1970, nobody has been able to equal or surpass his scoring record until Wayne Rooney came into the picture. Rooney stated that since joining Manchester United as an eighteen-year-old, Sir Bobby Charlton has been in Manchester United’s dressing room and gave the younger player valuable advice. Rooney concluded the interview stating that he is happy to be the one that has broken Charlton’s record, and he knows deep within Sir Bobby Charlton is pleased that he did!