The 2009-10 season propelled Wayne Rooney onto the verge of true greatness but would ultimately signal the beginning of his decline as a Manchester United player. Rooney has gone on to become the club’s all-time leading goalscorer, securing the accolade with a stunning free-kick in a 1-1 draw with Stoke City on Saturday, but the debate rages over where he ranks in a list of United’s legends. There is no doubting England’s top marksman, an honour he also claimed by overtaking Bobby Charlton last September at Wembley, is one of the best players of his generation.
PORT-GENTIL, Gabon (AP) — Togo coach Claude le Roy is not sure if veteran goalkeeper Kossi Agassa will play in a crucial game at the African Cup of Nations after his house in Lome was vandalized by supporters who blamed him for a loss. Agassa was "emotionally affected" by the news and will be allowed to skip Togo's final group match against Congo in Gabon on Tuesday if he wishes, Le Roy said.
Borussia Dortmund announced a contract extension for American international Christian Pulisic. The deal runs through June 30th, 2020. "We are very happy to have secured the long-term commitment of another extraordinarily talented player,“ said BVB sporting director Michael Zorc. “Christian already enjoys a high standing within the team and can become a cornerstone of our sporting future“. "I still have a lot to learn,“ said Christian Pulisic. "I feel Dortmund offers the best conditions to do that. I have the chance to play in front of over 80,000 fans. We have the best supporters in the world - it does not get any better than that!“ The 18-year old attacking midfielder and winger joined the Dortmund