Wayne Rooney celebrated his 1st Premier League appearance for Everton since 2004 by manufacturing an aesthetic, best first-half opener weekday against Stoke City.
The native hero drifted unmarked into the area and rose high to guide Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s delivery back across goal for a 1-0 lead.
Rooney’s header raised his top-hole haul to 199 and set a Premier League record for the length of your time between 2goals for identical team at a banging 4,869 days.\
Rooney, 31, ranks second to solely Alan Shearer on the competition’s list of incomparable leading goalscorers.
👌🏼 | He's back – and he means business!
— Everton (@Everton) August 12, 2017