Like the man said, he’s not finished yet. Not by a long way. Not when the fire still burns deep within to do what he does best and confound his critics.
On Friday morning, Wayne Rooney is out on his own as Manchester United’s record scorer in Europe.
That goal No.39 came in a comfortable Europa League win over Feyenoord in front of a relatively modest Old Trafford crowd of 64,628, a dozen years after that memorable Champions League hat-trick against Fenerbahce, matters not one jot.
Wayne Rooney scores with a sublime chip to beat Brad Jones as Manchester United took the lead against Feyenoord
The Red Devils captain watches on as his deft touch flies over former Liverpool stopper Jones and into the back of the net
Rooney's goal saw him become the club's all-time leading scorer in European competition as he set another new record
Rooney has faced some firece criticism over his form this season but performed well and scored for Jose Mourinho's men
Rooney flies through the air and clenches his fist as United's supporters join in the celebrations at Old Trafford on Thursday
Mata slides in to convert Rooney's pull back to double United's lead midway through the second half at the Theatre of Dreams
Mata beams with delight and is congratulated with a high five from Antonio Valencia on what proved a comfortable night
United striker Ibrahimovic celebrates after goalkeeper Jones inadvertently scored an own goal as the ball sailed in off his leg
Jones had a night to forget on his return to England and sits forlorn after putting Ibrahamovic's tame effort into his own net
Jesse Lingard coolly curls home United's fourth of the evening deep into injury time to cap a solid display from the hosts
Lingard and Pogba celebrate United's fourth on a night when team-mate and skipper Rooney set a new record at Old Trafford
Manchester United (4-2-3-1): Romero 6.5; Valencia 6, Jones 6.5, Blind 6.5, Shaw 6.5; Carrick 7, Pogba 7; Mata 7.5 (Rashford 70, 6), Rooney 7.5 (Depay 82), Mkhitaryan 8 (Lingard 82); Ibrahimovic 6.5
Subs not used: De Gea, Rojo, Fellaini, Herrera
Scorers: Rooney 35, Mata 69, Jones 75 (OG), Lingard 90+2
Feyenoord (4-4-1-1): Jones 5; Karsdorp 6, Dammers 6, Van der Heijden 6, Nelom 6; Tapia 6.5, Vilhena 6, Toornstra 5.5 (Basacikoglu 78), Elia 6; Kuyt 6.5 (Berghuis 61, 6); Jorgensen 6.5 (Kramer 73, 6)
Subs not used: Hansson, Vejinovic, Woudenberg, Nieuwkoop
Ref: Manuel Grafe (Germany) 5.5