Our Wiko Game Changer Wayne Rooney came up with a late goal to rescue a point against Stoke City in a 1-1 draw at the Britannia Stadium.
The captain's emphatic free-kick in the fourth minute of injury salvaged a point to extend United's unbeaten run to 17 games in all competitions.
With the goal, Rooney took his tally to 250 goals for the club, one clear of previous record scorer Sir Bobby Charlton, and finally became Manchester United's all-time top scorer.
Jose Mourinho praised his captain for claiming a place in the history of both the club and the global game.
"The record is the record," he told Sky Sports after the 1-1 draw.
"It is the record of the biggest club in England and one of the biggest in the world.
"Before him the record belonged to a legend of English football. Now Wayne becomes a legend of Manchester United."
This is not the first time Rooney has usurped Charlton as a record holder, having also surpassed the World Cup winner's England mark of 49 goals in 2015.
He has gone on to take his total to 53 at international level and now holds the rare feat of being the greatest scorer for both his club and his country.
Rooney arrived at Old Trafford in 2004 in a £27 million move from Everton and scored a sensational hat-trick on his debut against Fenerbahce in the Champions League.
His greatest return in a single season came when scoring 34 in all competitions in the 2009-10 season, a feat he repeated in 2011-12.