Wayne Rooney may draw criticism from all quarters but his treble for Manchester United in their 4-0 thumping of Club Bruges was his eighth hat-trick for Manchester United.
The former Everton man returned to scoring ways after a 878-minute goal drought, with his last goal previously come in the 3-1 victory over Aston Villa last season.
Ander Herrera was also on the scoresheet to help Louis Van Gaal's men through to the group stages of the Champions League.
How a player set to become both his club and countries leading scorer continues to split opinion is astounding, so here are seven reminders as to why Rooney stands as one of the best players in Premier League history.
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