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Wayne Rooney's unbelievable play leads to D.C. United win

Former England captain Wayne Rooney in action during DC United's 3-2 win against Orlando City AP Former England captain Wayne Rooney in action during DC United's 3-2 win against Orlando City
Cary Erickson | 15 August, 2018, 12:56

Rooney has made four starts and two substitute appearances since transferring to DC United, but has already tallied three assists and one goal for his new club. "They're the best games of football to win".

Former Manchester United and England captain Rooney produced a moment of magic in the 96th minute to stop Orlando and lift DC to a dramatic 3-2 victory.

Wayne Rooney is now enjoying life Stateside as he plys his trade with MLS outfit DC United.

With the score tied at 2-2 in the last of six added minutes and Orlando breaking 3-vs-1 towards an empty goal, Rooney performed an inch flawless sliding tackle to win the ball back, before getting to his feet and driving into the Orlando half.

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"I saw our goalkeeper go up at 2-2 and I was surprised, I was thinking well, what's he doing?"

So when the corner resulted in a loose ball that Orlando quickly pounced on and took towards the empty United goal, Rooney sprinted back to make a goal-saving tackle.

The 32-year-old charged back to save his team with a slide tackle before carrying the ball forward and picking out a stunning 40-yard pass.

That goal proved to be very important as well as it sealed the win against Aston Villa in a game that confirmed United as 2013 Premier League champions, the last time they won the league title.