Wayne Rooney shoots for D.C. United goal from 58 meters
Wayne Rooney is the undisputed star of Major League Soccer club D.C. United. The former England striker has been in Washington for a year and has now scored one of the finest goals in his career. Against Orlando City Rooney hit with a shot from 58 meters and secured his club the 1-0 victory.
In the tenth minute of the 33-year-old switched after a play error of the guests the fastest. Rooney picked up the ball and saw Orlando goalkeeper Brian Rowe was too far in front of goal. About five meters from the center line, the captain pulled off - and the ball sailed over Rowe into the net.
With the victory consolidates D.C. United finished third in the Eastern Conference behind Philadelphia Union and Montreal Impact. Previously, Rooney's club had not won five MLS games in series and was eliminated against New York City FC also from the cup.