Another Manchester United legend joins David Beckham, Eric Cantona and Roy Keane in Premier League Hall of Fame

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Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney has become the latest former Red to be inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame.

Rooney joins United greats David Beckham, Eric Cantona and Roy Keane in being inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame.

The Premier League Hall of Fame was launched in 2021 to recognise and honour retired players who have an exceptional record of on-pitch success and have shown significant contribution to the league since its inception in 1992.

As well as being United’s all-time top scorer, Rooney also ranks second in the Premier League’s goals chart with 208 to his name, behind only Alan Shearer (260) on the coveted list. 

During his 13 seasons at Manchester United, Rooney won the Premier League title 5 times and was named the league’s Player of the Season in 2009/10.

“It’s a huge honour for me to be named in the Premier League Hall of Fame, alongside an incredible group of players who have already been inducted,” said Rooney.

“Growing up, I watched the Premier League as far back as I can remember. My dream was always to become a professional footballer, score goals, and win trophies, and I was lucky enough to win the Premier League five times.

“I have so many brilliant memories from my years playing for Everton and Manchester United, and I’m really proud of what we achieved. To enter the Hall of Fame is very special for me personally and I’m grateful to be recognised.”

Congratulations, Wayne!