Rashford Follows Ronaldo & Rooney With Premier League Goal Record

Marcus Rashford plays as a striker for Premier League club Manchester United (Getty Images)

Marcus Rashford became the third-youngest player to score 50 Premier League goals for Manchester United as he opened the scoring in the 2-2 draw against Leicester City on Saturday.

Having missed a great chance in the opening minutes when he headed over from Bruno Fernandes’ cross, Rashford slotted home his sixth league goal of the season to put United 1-0 up against the Foxes.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney during their days at Manchester United (GettyImages)

Aged 23 years and 56 days, Rashford is behind only Wayne Rooney (22 years and 157 days) and Cristiano Ronaldo (22 years 341 days) in terms of the youngest United players to reach a half-century of Premier League goals.

Rashford still has a way to go to match Rooney and Ronaldo’s eventual goal tallies. Rooney scored 183 Premier League goals for United, with Ronaldo netting 84 before his world-record move to Real Madrid.

See Also: Marcus Rashford Sets New UEFA Champions League Record

source: Goal

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