The dad of three had a successful start for the team, scoring in their first Premier League game of the season, against Stoke.
And wife Coleen Rooney was the first to congratulate the 31 year old on his goal.
Taking to Twitter, the 31 year old shared an adorable snap of the England ace posing with their two eldest children, Kai and Klay, in the tunnel at Everton’s Goodison Park.
Alongside the sweet upload, posted to her 1.25million followers, she simply wrote: “Well done Dad,” complete with a blue heart.
And fans rushed to praise the cute photo, as well as the footballer’s performance.
“Brilliant today Wayne, delighted to have witnessed it, back home amongst your own,” one replied.
“Well done today Wayne. Glad to see you enjoying football again. Always be a Utd ICON,” another said.
A third commented: “Home sweet home! Welcome back to all the Rooneys!!”
While a fourth added: “They must be proud of the way their dad played today, outstanding.”
In a series of messages, she thanked the city they called home for 13 years, tweeting: “The time has come to leave @ManUtd… 13 great years at the club!! Thank you all for making our family so welcome and treating us so well.
“Many great memories, trophies won and friends made!! You have played a massive part of our lives which we will always remember. Thank you x.
“Time for an new adventure at @Everton… Where it all started!! Wishing Wayne lots of luck and most of all happiness at the club.”