Young Manchester United striker Mason Greenwood showed that he’s now at par with the level attained by Wayne Rooney many years ago after his FA Cup heroics against Liverpool at the weekend.Mason Greenwood was one of the scorers for hosts Manchester United as they came from behind to see off Liverpool in a thrilling FA Cup fourth round encounter at the Theatre of Dreams. Mason Greenwood scored a crucial goal as he was responsible for the all-important equaliser off a magnificent pass from Marcus Rashford after Liverpool hit man Mohamed Salah had given the Reds the lead.

Mason Greenwood became the youngest goal scorer against Liverpool since a certain Wayne Rooney with his strike against the Reds at the weekend. Wayne Rooney scored at the age of 19 years and 83 days against Liverpool in 2005 and Mason Greenwood was just some days away from him at the age of 19 years and 115 days. Wayne Rooney recently retired from football and has since been appointed the permanent manager at English Championship outfit Derby County after his impressive form as the interim boss. Wayne Rooney took over with Derby County in the relegation zone and he has been able to lead them out of the relegation zone. Continue reading “FA CUP: GREENWOOD ON ROONEY’S LEVEL”