Ryan Giggs broke Sir Bobby Charlton’s appearance record when coming off the bench for Manchester United in the victorious 2008 Champions League final, where he scored our final penalty in the shoot out.

Whilst Charlton still holds the record for the number of goals scored for the club, 249, Giggs has now played in 70 more games than any other player.

Still, Giggsy fancies Wayne Rooney to break both records.

“Wayne is at the right place,” said Giggs. “He’s got the best manager and at United you will always be competing for trophies, which is what you want as a footballer. We have great players at United and he loves being here. I can see him staying. If Wayne plays here, keeps fit and going for the next 10 years, then he will break every record. He will break my appearance record and he will break Bobby Charlton’s goalscoring record of 249 goals. I hope that is something he can do.”

Rooney is currently the 14th highest scorer with 129 goals with 61st most appearances for the club on 276 games.




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