Wayne Rooney Turns Route 1 Football into the Autobahn
Just because big European names put themselves out to pasture in the MLS, it doesn't mean they've gone to seed.
Think of it as a few seasons of testimonial matches.
Sometimes, on entertainment value alone.
OK, dude's had better moments in crowd-pleasing.
For example, on one enchanted evening -- as in last night -- DC was hosting Orlando City, and a mere ten minutes into the proceedings, dude decided to put a charge into things.
What in the name of Pete Gogolak was the 'keeper doing so far off his line?
Long-range boots like that are the entire reason why Europeans became a thing in the NFL.
Besides, when it comes to launching scuds, this wasn't Rooney's first barrage.
Then, there was this little heatseeker:
So, all togther now, goalkeepers ...
When Rooney's in the house:
Along with nutmegs ...
... it's football's version of getting posterized.
If you've got a really wide poster.