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Louis van Gaal delighted as ‘fantastic’ Wayne Rooney goal hands Manchester United victory

first_img1 Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has praised Wayne Rooney after the England captain’s ‘fantastic’ winner against Swansea City.With the game poised a 1-1 and just 13 minutes left at Old Trafford, Rooney superbly flicked home a winner from Anthony Martial’s left-wing cross.The strike ends a drought for the 30-year-old, which had lasted seven games, and the relief was obvious as he celebrated.“He scored a fantastic goal, with his left foot behind his right foot and you cannot imagine what a goal that is,” Van Gaal said.“It was a great goal.”With the strike, Rooney became the second highest goalscorer in Manchester United’s history.His 238th goal sees him go clear of Red Devils legend Denis Law and Van Gaal admitted he was impressed by the feat.“It is amazing and that on the age of 30 years,”“Now we are playing much more matches but still it is an achievement.“For me, it is more important he scores today. I hope it is a fantastic starting point for the team and for him.” Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney last_img

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