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VIDEO: Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney scores stunning bicycle kick

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Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney, centre right, celebrates with teammates after scoring against Swansea City during their English Premier League soccer match at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Saturday Aug. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)


Despite defeat on the opening day for Manchester United at home to Swansea City, there was a bright spot.

New captain Wayne Rooney acrobatically drew the Red Devils level with a bicycle kick in the second half.

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Rooney, 28, is now just one goal away from becoming the third highest goalscorer in Premier League history alongside Thierry Henry, as the United forward has 174 goals to his name.

Watch the video above to see Rooney’s brilliantly improvised finish in the second half.

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