He’s fast, he’s skilled, he’s friends with Dj Khaled, and we’re here to tell you five things you didn’t know about Marcus Rashford, football extraordinaire.
|Here are the Top Five things You Never Knew about Marcus Rashford|
Number 1 – Marcus Rashford’s Favorite Player
Marcus, is a Manchester lad through and through. Owing to the fact that his first England Uniform was Wayne Rooney’s No. 9 you’d think Rooney is his favorite player, Rashford favorite player is actually someone else, someone who destroyed Manchester United, Ronaldo De Lima.
He was at Old Trafford and I will always remember it was in 2003. He scored a hat trick run.
All those individual brilliance knocked Manchester United out of the Champions League that night. And ever since then, Marcus has modeled his game after the Brazilian No.9 Ronaldo even gifted Marcus a special pair of boots for the twenty sixteen FA Cup final.
He’s a very good young player. I see some of myself in him for sure. He has courage and he’s fast and he’s very good with the ball.He has an amazing future. I love to see it. Says Ronaldo De Lima
Number 2 – Rashford Could Have been a Manchester City Player
Can you imagine Marcus and Sky-Blue? It sounds impossible, but it could have happened. By the time he was seven, Premier League scouts were fascinated by his talent. Everton, Liverpool and Manchester City were all interested in signing him as a youngster, and he even alternated training sessions between United and City before making a decision. Manchester City offered him an opportunity to play for their club and promised they’d build their team around him.
United on the other hand We’re worried about losing out because City was so convenient geographically. Marcus enjoyed his time with City, but something about United clicked with him. United had a program to develop individual skills. It suited Marcus down to the ground because he was allowed to have the ball and express himself rather than just pass, pass, pass, kick the ball the ball, take the bull by the ball diving for the swimming pool. And it seems like some things haven’t changed.
Number 3 – Marcus Rashford Could have Played Cricket
While we’re on the subject of things that could have happened, Marcus could have become a cricket player. He’s exceptional athletic ability, made him an accomplished batsman and bowler. He had excellent eye hand coordination. Luckily for all of us, Marcus Joined football in the end, but he still watches cricket on TV and is good friends with English cricketer Joffre Arja,
Number 4 – Debut Merchant Marcus
His rise to prominence is no secret. Europa League debut two goals.
Premier League debut two goals English League Cup debut, one goal. These debut goals made him a star, they also gave him two unique records. He became the only Manchester United player in history to score on their debut in three different competitions, and his two Europa League goals made him the club’s youngest ever goal scorer in Europe. The previous holder, just a little player named George Best. Marcus hadn’t even signed a senior contract yet.
He was making only five hundred pounds a week. That’s less than the average UK salary. Marcus also scored with his first shot for England, making him the youngest Englishman to ever score on his debut.
Number 5 – Charity Efforts
Marcus might be a fantastic goal scorer, but he’s also a doctor and author and a member of the most excellent Order of the British Empire.
For his widespread efforts to help combat child hunger in England, the University of Manchester awarded him an honorary doctorate degree, while the queen included him on her 2020 birthday honors list.
I’m incredibly honored and humbled as a young black man from within shock. Never did I think I would be accepting an MBA, never mind an MBA at the age of twenty two. This is a very special moment for myself and my family.
What? He’s not busy feeding hungry children. He spends his time writing books for them and running the Marcus Rashford Book Club. All of these otters make his official title. Dr Marcus Rashford MBA.
So there you have it by fact. You didn’t know about Marcus Rashford. How do we do? Which was your favorite? Let us know in the comments.