Cristiano Ronaldo has returned to Manchester United for the second time in his career. Before leaving, the Portuguese winger scored 118 goals for the club. Six players have worn the number seven jersey since his departure, scoring a total of 75 goals. Edinson Cavani has given the Portuguese winger the number seven shirt, and he is expected to add to his goal tally for Manchester United.
Bad day for Manchester United faithfuls as one of their most prolific players was diagnosed with dementia. Denis Law who is 81 years old has revealed to the world that he has Alzheimer's and vascular dementia, the latest former player man enough to reveal he is suffering from the degenerative brain disease.
A word renowned brand can be a blessing and curse. While Manchester United can glory on the fact that they are one of the biggest clubs in the world, ask Sir Bobby Charlton, one of Manchester United bigwigs, who survived the 1958 Munich air disaster, and he will tell you how that colossal lost decimated the club after a generation of talented footballer lost their lives.
Manchester United - Wayne Rooney. The Englishman retired as Manchester United's top scorer in the Premier League by scoring 183 Premier League goals. Rooney won it all at Old Trafford and made sure to write his name in the club's history books before leaving. The record was previously held by Bobby Charlton, but Rooney broke it in the final games of his United career before leaving the club for Everton.
Over the years, we have seen places popular places, buildings, football academies, and stadiums named after footballers. For example, some popular stadiums were named after great players like Diego Maradona, Johan Cruyff, Guus Hiddink, and Santiago Bernabeu. On the contrary, a few footballers share the same surname with some football clubs.
The debate on who is football's greatest of all times (G.O.A.T.) has been on for a very long time. This is due largely to the fact that the game continues to produce so many amazing talents, era after era. Interestingly, no individual has ever been officially named as the greatest player of any era, because every era produces unique and immensely gifted players.
Manchester United have produced many great goal-scorers in their long history, players like Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney and Bobby Charlton have made names for themselves representing the Manchester side. But who are the players with the most goals of all time for Manchester United? Manchester United have won more trophies than any other club in English football, United have won a record 20 League titles, 12 FA Cups, five League Cups and a record 21 FA Community Shields.
Manchester United have a culture of promoting the youth to the first team. Earlier many of their academy graduates have left a big impact on the footballing world. Sir Bobby Charlton is distinguished for his legendary status at the club and the impact he had on English football.
Goals are an important part of football as it propels teams to win games that will ultimately guarantee silverwares at the end of the day. Over the years, Manchester United have had great goalscorers such as Wayne Rooney, Bobby Charlton as well as Bruno Fernandes who recently bagged a hat-trick against Leeds United, a feat he achieved within forty minutes.
The Ballon d'Or is the most prestigious individual award for football players alongside the FIFA Men's Player of the year award. The award is older than the FIFA Men's Player award and had been in existence since 1956 and only the best player in a particular year are given the award.
The opportunity to represent in international Football Tournament is the dream of many uncapped Footballers, but more so is marking their debut with a goal, to the joy of many watching Spectators and fans. There are few retired football players that marked their first international appearance for their respective countries with a goal(s).
Wayne Rooney is the most prolific goalscorer in the history of England. He scored 53 International goals for England before retiring from international football. The Manchester United legend is also the highest goalscorer in Manchester United's history, having scored 253 goals for the Red Devils before leaving the club in 2017.
Since the formation of the Premier league in 1992, Manchester United have been the most successful team in it having won thirteen (13) titles. In the past twenty nine (29) seasons, the Red Devils have scored two thousand one hundred and thirty three (2133) goals in one thousand one hundred and seventeen (1117) matches.
Manchester United have had numerous talented footballers, the like of Cristiano Ronaldo, Bobby Charlton, Wayne Rooney, Paul Scholes amongst others, have offered their best and won lots of collective and individual awards and accolades with the club. There is no doubt, that the list would contain highly prolific goal scorers who are we'll know for their incredible finishing and ability to beat the goalkeeper's technique in saving the ball.
Manchester United celebrates Bobby Charlton who made his debut for the club 65 years ago today. He was the club's most iconic goal scorer before Wayne Rooney shattered his record. But he remains United's second top scorer in history. Why is he special? Well, he was the first player to win the Ballon D'or in a United shirt as well as being part of the team that won the club's first European trophy where he scored 2 goals in the final against Benfica in 1968.
England and Manchester United attacker, Marcus Rashford received his honorary doctorate from the University of Manchester on Thursday at a ceremony which took place at Old Trafford. You will recall that the award announcement was made in July 2020, but due to the pandemic, the ceremony and celebration was postponed until now.
Chelsea Football club mourns the loss of a truly remarkable player. Jimmy Greaves, who has died aged 81, will be remembered as a prodigy, pioneer and pundit as well as one of the greatest natural goalscorers English football has ever produced. Greaves glittering career at club level with Chelsea, AC Milan, Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United was matched by his feats for England as he remains fourth in the list of all-time goalscorers behind Wayne Rooney, Sir Bobby Charlton and Gary Lineker with 44 goals in 57 games.
Manchester United star player, Marcus Rashford received a honorary degree today from the University of Manchester and the ceremony took place at Old Trafford. Marcus Rashford got this award because of his ongoing charity work and also a campaign against child poverty. His outstanding sporting achievements is also included in the award.
Dementia is a serious brain diseases, a progressive decline in cognitive function due to damage or disease in the brain beyond what might be expected from normal aging. Areas particularly affected include memory, attention, judgement, language and problem solving. Scotland and Manchester United legend Denis Law has been diagnosed with this serious illness
Brazil legend Pele is without a doubt one of the oldest living professional footballers in the world today. He was born on 23 October 1940 and will turn 81 next month. However, there are a number of other footballers who are older than him and are still alive.