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  • Writer's pictureHayley Jackson

Famous Brit of the Week #78 - Marcus Rashford

This week's Famous Brits Assemblies are about Marcus Rashford. Marcus has played for Manchester United since he was seven. He made his first-team debut against Midtyjlland in the UEFA Europa League and scored two goals. With Manchester United, Rashford has so far won the FA Cup, EFL Cup, FA Community Shield and Europa League.

Marcus scored on his England debut in May 2016, becoming the youngest English player to score in his first senior international match. He played at the UEFA Euro 2016 as the tournament's youngest player, and also represented England at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

He is a campaigner against homelessness and child hunger in the United Kingdom. Rashford has been praised for using his platform to be a political activist and philanthropist to drive societal change. For his efforts, he has received widespread praise and acclaim, and has been recognised for his efforts from institutions and organisations both in and out of sport. He has been awarded the MBE for his campaigning work.

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