List of records scripted by Manchester United

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31 Jul 2019

A look at unique records scripted by Manchester United

Manchester United undoubtedly have one of the biggest fan bases, not just in England, but all over the world.

Being a record 20-time Premier League title holders, United have produced several legendary players. They enjoyed a golden period under the guidance of Sir Alex Ferguson.

Here, we take a look at some of unique records scripted by the club and its players.

Record attendance

76,098 fans flock to see United in action

76,098 fans flock to see United in action

A big club certainly draws a huge crowd.

In the same light, United's record attendance to date in the Premier League came during the 2006-07 season, when they were up against Blackburn Rovers at home in Old Trafford.

A capacity crowd of 76,098 saw United maul Blackburn 4-1, as legendary players Paul Scholes, Michael Carrick, Ji-Sung Park and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer netted one each.

Top goal-scorer

Wayne Rooney: United's goal-scoring machine

United have produced several legends but one went pass all in terms of scoring goals.

Wayne Rooney, who had a glorious 13-year career with United, was a goal-scoring machine.

He scored a whopping 253 goals in 559 matches.

He also went past Sir Bobby Charlton's record of 249, as he cemented his legacy in United's Hall of Fame.

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Most awards

Cristiano Ronaldo: United's silverware man

Cristiano Ronaldo: United's silverware man

There is no doubt that Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the greatest footballers, United have ever produced.

His magical performance at the club led to him winning a number of personal accolades:

Ballon d'Or: 2008

European Golden Shoe: 2008

FIFA World Player of the Year: 2008

UEFA Club Footballer of the Year: 2008

FIFA Puskas Award: 2009

No doubt, he is still dearly missed.

Greatest manager

Ferguson: The man who gave United a whole new identity

Whenever we talk about greatest managers of all time, Sir Alex Ferguson would be one of the first few names.

Having managed a record 1,500 games, he won 895 matches, with a win percentage of 59.7.

He helped United win 38 titles, while he interestingly also won several individual awards in his 27-year tenure.

Legend indeed!

Other records

A look at some other Untied records

A look at some other Untied records

Biggest league win: 10-1 vs Wolverhampton Wanderers (1892)

Most appearances: Ryan Giggs (963)

Most goals scored in a match: 6- Harold Halse (1911) and George Best (1970)

Record transfer fee paid: Paul Pogba (£89.3 million) from Juventus in 2016

Youngest first-team player: David Gaskell- 16 years, 19 days

Oldest first-team player: Billy Meredith- 46 years, 281 days

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