Rooney v Charlton – how their Man Utd & England records compare

Date published: Saturday 21st January 2017 5:21

Wayne Rooney has broken Sir Bobby Charlton’s Manchester United goalscoring record after his goal at Stoke.

Rooney stepped off the bench to net a brilliant free-kick and preserve Manchester United’s long unbeaten run in the 1-1 draw at the Britannia Stadium.

Here, we compares the pair’s illustrious careers.


Senior career

Rooney: 2002-present

Charlton: 1956-1976


Manchester United appearances

Rooney: 546

Charlton: 758


Manchester United goals

Rooney: 250

Charlton: 249


England games

Rooney: 118

Charlton: 106


England goals

Rooney 53

Charlton: 49


League titles

Rooney: 5

Charlton: 3


FA Cup wins

Rooney: 1

Charlton: 1


League Cup wins

Rooney: 2

Charlton: 0


European Cup wins

Rooney: 1

Charlton: 1


World Cup wins

Rooney: 0

Charlton: 1


Ballons d’Or wins

Rooney: 0

Charlton: 1

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