Wayne Rooney Scores A Goal Just 2 Weeks After Suffering A Gruesome Head Injury

Wayne Rooney scored his first goal of the season on a beautiful free kick from just outside the box to give Manchester United a 2-0 win against overmatched Crystal Palace.

The goal came just two weeks after Rooney received a deep gash to his head (Warning: this link contains graphic images of Rooney’s injury). That injury was expected to keep Rooney out three weeks. However, he was back in the lineup today wearing a padded head wrap.

Here is the goal via NBC Sports Network. You can see the full video below…

Here is the full video…

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