Wayne Rooney scored a sensational goal at Upton Park (Picture: PA)
Wayne Rooney wowed fans at Upton Park – including David Beckham – with a stunning strike from the halfway line, catching West Ham stopper Adrian off his line to give Manchester United the lead.
The England’s international’s first-half strike was immediately compared to that of Beckham at Wimbledon in 1996, with discussions springing up on Twitter over which was the better goal.
So to help you decide, here are both Rooney’s and Beckham’s halfway line efforts, along with a selection of others from the Premier League era.
Have your say over the best long-range goal below.
David Beckham – Wimbledon v Manchester United 1996/97
Matthew Taylor – Portsmouth v Everton 2006/07
Maynor Figueroa – Stoke v Wigan 2009/10
Wayne Rooney – West Ham…
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