Marcus Rashford, born 31 October 1997, is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Manchester United in the Premier League and for the England national team. He is an activist against racism, homelessness and child hunger in the UK. Rashford has been praised for using his platform as a political activist and philanthropist to drive social change.
♣ Marcus was born on October 31, 1997, in Wythenshawe, Manchester, England. He, his three brothers, and a sister were raised by mother Mel Rashford.
♣ At the age of 5, he joined the youth football club "Fletcher Moss Rangers" and came into the limelight for his talent. Many of his current teammates, such as Cameron Borswick-Jackson and Tyler Blackett, have also played for youth football clubs.
♣ During his stint with the ‘Fletcher Moss Rangers,’ Marcus was noticed by a talent scout. At the age of 7, Marcus was enrolled at the academy of the prestigious club ‘Manchester United.’
♣ Although there are rumours linking Marcus to Courtney Morrison and Lucia Lowe, he has never made his romance public and may be single at the moment.
Marcus is the "prodigy" of the English Football League. He has been good at attacking opponents with powerful shots since he was a child. You would never imagine that he started playing the sport at the age of 5 and by the age of 7 he was already studying at the academy of the famous club "Manchester United". He also played for international teams such as 'u16', 'u18', 'u20', and 'u21' before playing as a striker at 'Manchester United' - starting his senior career. His performances in almost all competitions helped him qualify for Euro 2016.
In May 2016, Marcus became England's youngest scorer---Marcus scored the first goal in the warm-up match against Australia to help the team win 2-1.
On January 22, 2022, in the 23rd round of the Premier League, Rashford scored a lore goal in the 93rd minute to help the team beat West Ham 1-0 at home. On April 9, Manchester United challenged Everton away, Rashford broke the previous record held by Ryan Giggs (24 years and 295 days) at 24 years and 160 days, becoming the youngest player in Manchester United history to reach 200 Premier League games. On April 16, in the 33rd round of the Premier League against Norwich at home, Rashford came off the bench to complete the milestone of representing Manchester United's 300th appearance.
As it turns out, demand from fans far outstrips supply for the white home jersey, which could be as iconic as the 1966 red jersey worn by Geoff Hurst and Bobby Moore. And the white England shirt has become a well-known golden ticket to England supporters.