Manchester United F.C. is one of the most prestigious football clubs from England. The club plays in the English Premier League, which is considered as the best league in the world by everyone.
With collective efforts from its players, Manchester United F.C. has won a record 20 league titles, 11 Football Association Titles, 3 European Club Championship titles and a lot more trophies. MUFC is extremely famous as a brand and according to a recent report, the club has a following of more than 900 million members.
The club plays at Old Trafford in their own stadium which is named as the “Theater Of Dreams”. Plenty of high profile football players have played for Manchester United including the likes of George Best, Denis Law, Sir Bobby Charlton, Bryan Robson, Eric Cantona, Roy Keane, Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney, Robin Van Persie, etc. Lets take a look at Manchester United all time top scorers.
Manchester United All Time Top Scorers
1) Sir Bobby Charlton:
Sir Bobby Charlton holds the record of top scorer for Manchester United with 249 goals. In a sterling 17 year career with Manchester United, Sir Bobby Charlton played in 758 competitive games and helped the club win many major trophies including MUFC’s first European championship in the year 1968.
He is also one of the member of the famous busby babes (Sir Matt Busby’s youth team) and he is also a survivor of the Munich Air Disaster. Sir Bobby Charlton has also won the World Cup and Ballon D’or in 1966. These days he is working as the member of club’s board of directors.
2) Denis Law:
Denis Law stands second in the list of all time goal scorers for Manchester United with 237 goals. Originally from Scotland, Denis Law played for MUFC for an astonishing 13 years capping 404 appearances. He is been considered as the ultimate goalscorer by plenty of people for his flair and spirit. A statue of Denis Law along with Sir Bobby Charlton and George Best is standing outside the Old Trafford stadium, to portrait his love for the club and showcase his records.
3) Wayne Rooney:
One of the richest footballers in the world, Wayne Rooney stands third in the list of all time goals scorers for Manchester United with 216 goals. Since he is still playing for Manchester United and he is just 28 years old, many people consider that he will eventually break the record of Sir Bobby Charlton and will top the list of club’s all time goal scorer.
Although Rooney is just 28 he has won plenty of major trophies with United including 5 premier league titles, a UEFA champions league title, and a FIFA club world cup title.
4) Jack Rowley:
Jack Rowley, nicknamed as the “Gunner” by all stands fourth in the list of Manchester United all time top scorers with 211 goals in just 424 competitive games. He was the member of Matt Busby’s first successful United team and he helped Sir Matt Busby to win his first F.A. cup in the year 1948 and English Championship in the year 1952.
He left United in 1955 and then went on to manage several clubs. But none of them matched his successful playing career with Manchester United. At the age of 77, Jack Rowley died in 1988. Although he is dead, he still lives among the hearts of die heard Manchester United fans.
5) Dennis Viollet:
Dennis Viollet, the pacy striker with wonderful positional sense stands fifth in our list of all time top scorers for Manchester United Football club. He scored 179 goals for the club in just 293 competitive games. He also still holds the record for most league goals by a Manchester United player in a single season with 32 goals. He died in the year 1999, aged 66.
6) George Best:
Consider as one of the greatest footballers of all time, George Best stands sixth in the list of all time top scorers for the club Manchester United. He has a scored 179 goals, the same number as Jack Rowley but he did it in 470 competitive games. George best has had everything a footballer aspire to have: Speed, vision, balance, the ability to create goal scoring changes and score goals from seemingly impossible situations, and superb close control. Even the legendary Pele, applauded him as “the greatest player in the world.”
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