Date: 21st December 2008 at 6:41pm
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Wayne Rooney revealed he did not expect his shot to hit the target at the goal which beat LUD Quito in the World Club Championship final today.

United’s striker expertly finished the chance created by the excellent work of Carrick and Ronaldo and was named man of the match and player of the tournament after the game.

“I couldn`t really see whether it was going in or not when I hit it because it went through the defender`s legs,” said Rooney.

“I was just waiting for it to reappear but when I saw it hit the back of the net I was delighted.”

And of course he was keen to emphasise the fact which he confirmed with this goal:

‘We’re the best team in the world.’

‘It’s a great achievement for the team and something we’re all really proud of.

‘It’s been a long road. To score the winning goal is a great feeling. Let’s hope we can kick-on from this.’