Wayne Rooney hits wonder strike against West Ham – Vote for your favourite Premier League halfway line goal


Manchester United's Wayne Rooney  scores during the Barclays Premier League match at Upton Park, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday March 22, 2014. See PA story SOCCER West Ham. Photo credit should read: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire. Editorial use only. Maximum 45 images during a match. No video emulation or promotion as 'live'. No use in games, competitions, merchandise, betting or single club/player services. No use with unofficial audio, video, data, fixtures or club/league logos. 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.

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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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