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Wayne Rooney, Who Can Still Play Soccer, Has Best Seven-Second Sequence in MLS History

7 monthes ago   |   By Slate

With the score tied 2-2 in extra time of D.C. United's match against Orlando City on Sunday night, Wayne Rooney sprinted back to defend his own net, which had been left empty thanks to United's last-minute, do-or-die effort to score the decisive goal. With 95:12 on the clock, Rooney-who signed a three-year deal to play in the United States a little more than a month ago-laid out for a game-saving tackle. Seven seconds later, the United captain served up the game-winning assist to Luciano Acosta, who scored a hat trick on the night.
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