Van Nistelrooy describes his greatest career goal

Former Manchester United striker, Ruud van Nistelrooy, has opened up on a great moment in his career.

The Dutchman scored 150 goals in five seasons at United, making him one of the best attackers in England during his time at Old Trafford.

According to the 44-year-old, his solo goal against Fulham during the 2002/2003 season was his best as a professional player.

Speaking to United Review (via, Van Nistelrooy said: “I think my best goal I scored in my whole career – not just for United – was against Fulham at Old Trafford. The one where I ran from the halfway line and scored. I think that was the best moment of my whole career, looking back on it.”

He is the current coach of PSV Eindhoven’s under-19s team and is also assistant manager for the Dutch senior national team.

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