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Wayne Rooney celebrates 30th birthday

Updated on November 23, 2015

By Robbie 87, Contributor for Soccerjury

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England and Manchester United icon Wayne Rooney celebrates his 30th birthday today on the eve of the Manchester derby.

The United striker has scored the most Premier League goals in history by any player to have reached thirty years. His 187 strikes even beats Newcastle legend Alan Shearer's 176 goals at the same age.

To honour this personal landmark, the Old Trafford club have posted a offical video tribute of all of Rooney's goals against their City rivals whom they host tomorrow.

This includes the jaw-dropping overhead kick that helped United triumph 2-1 against City in the 10/11 season, which Sir Alex Ferguson described as the the best goal he had ever witnessed at Old Trafford.

Rooney's spectacular 78th minute winner on February 12th, 2011 (YouTube)

Wayne Rooney will almost certainly be selected in the top-of-the-table clash against City tomorrow.

Red Devil fans will be delighted to see their captain add to his video montage collection, while their noisy neighbours will hope it won't be a happy birthday weekend for United's talisman.

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Mark Lawes

Fantastic goal. Just wished he would have done that in an Everton shirt.

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