Marcus Rashford is a football player, who is currently playing as a forward for Premier League Club Manchester United and the England national team.
He represented England at the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cup.He made history at the Qatar FIFA World Cup 2022.
This is after scoring for England against Iran. It only took him 49 seconds to score the goal.
Surprisingly the goal has become the third quickest by a substitute in the world cup. This goal was Marcus’ first-ever goal at a major tournament.
PERSONAL INFORMATION :
- Name: Marcus Rashford
- Current Team: Manchester United
- Shirt Number: 10
- Age: 25 years old (31-10-1997)
- Height: 180cm
- Nationality: England
- Positions: Attacking midfielder(center, left, right),forward
- Salary:£10.4 million(GBP)
- Parents:Robert Rashford(Father), Melanie Rashford(Mother)
Marcus Early Life/Family
Rashford is an English professional footballer, who was born in 31st of October, 1997. Rashford was born and raised in the Fallowfield, Withington and Wythhenshawe areas of the city.
His mother Melanie Maynard raised him and his four other siblings as a single parent. She often had to work multiple of jobs so as to feed her children.
His other siblings are:Dwaine Maynard, Dane Rashford,Chantelle and Claire.
Rashford attended Ashton-On-Mersey School.This is the school where United sends their academy players since 1998,close to their Carrington training ground.
There Marcus studied Business and Technology Education Council(BTEC)National Diploma in sports.
Football Career| Marcus|MBE
It was at the age of five that Marcus began playing football for Fletcher Moss Ranger.He started out as a goalkeeper.
At the age of seven Rashford joined Manchester United. When he was 11 years old he became the youngest ever player to be selected for Manchester United School by Scholars Scheme.
In May 2016,he scored on his England debut becoming the youngest English player to score in his first senior international match. Since the Marcus has appeared at 2 UEFA European Championships;in 2016 and in 2020.
In 2020,Marcus received the award of the Most Excellent Order Of British Empire(MBE) for his service to vulnerable children.
Marcus Is Benched for Oversleeping.
On December 31st 2022,Rashford was benched by Erik Ten Hag.
This was after arriving late to team meeting.”Everyone has to match the standards and rules. We have consequences and it is what i expect on the pitch”Manchester United striker explained as to why he had to bench Marcus.
Rashford was eventually let off the bench and he scored the winner.”I was a little bit late for a meeting.I overslept but it can happen”Rashford explained later after the match.
On 7th January 2019,Marcus signed a four year contract of £41.6 million with Manchester United F.C which included an annual salary of £10.4 million while carrying a cap hut of £ 10.4million.
Does Rashford have a girlfriend? | Separation
In early June 2023, there were rumors that Marcus had separated from his girlfriend Lucia Loi. Marcus confirmed that the two had gone separate ways , but they were still great friends.
He had proposed to her on May 2022 on a post season getaway in California during a romantic trip to Hollywood.
Marcus confirmed the news on Instagram. Lucia Loi is a business graduate and she studied at the University of Manchester.
What’s His Net worth?
Marcus has a net worth of $25,000,000 and his salary claimed to be $14,000,000. With United, he has won the FA cup, EFL cup, FA community shield and Europa League.
Rashford represented England at the 2018 FIFA World cup and the UEFA Euro 2016 and 2020.
Rashford 2022-2023(FIFA World Cup Record)
On 30th November 2022,Rashford scored England’s 100th FIFA World cup goal at Qatar. This made him the first Manchester United player to score 3 goals for England in a major tournament since Bobby Charlton in 1966.
Earlier in the game Marcus had scored the first over direct free kick goal of this world cup editions.
On 31st December 2022,Marcus was benched ahead of a game against Wolveshampston. This was a punishement by Erik Ten for being late for a team’s meeting.
He was eventually off the bench and he scored and he scored the only goal in a 1-0 win.
2019-2022(Signing of Contract)
On July 2019,Marcus signed a new four year contract with Manchester United to keep him in the club until June 2023 with an option of extending it by one year.
He has been the third youngest Manchester United player to score 50 Premier League goals.
On August 8th 2017 he made his first appearance of his second full senior season against Real Madrid in UEFA Super Cup.
He scored his first goal of the season on August 26th 3 minutes after coming on as a substitute. On September 20th he scored a brace against Burton Albion in the EFL Cup third round.
It was on October 23rd that he came third in the 2017 golden boy award.Rashford scored his first competitive penalty for the club on March 6th.
He also contributed to Lukaku’s equalizer who scored off the rebound from Rashford’s initial shot. On March 30th he scored the opening goal in United’s first victory against Waford 2-1.
Rashford was given a new number 19. He scored his first goal against Hull City on 27th August 2016.
Marcus again scored a four minute brace in FA Cup against Jaap Stams Reading on January 2017. He won his third trophy on 26th February.
On May 24th he started in the Europa League Final against Dutch team Ajax.
On February 2016 Marcus was included in the 18-man squad for united’s UEFA Europa League round of 32,2nd leg tie against Danish club.
During this game, Marcus marked his first debut with two goals in the second half of 5-1 win. It was this goals that made him United,s youngest ever scorer in European competition.
On March 20th he made history after scoring the only goal in Manchester derby. May 30th he signed a new contract with United worth £20,000 a week.
This kept him in the club until 2020 when he signed another four year contract.
He has multiple social media accounts.https://web.facebook.com/MarcusRashford?_rdc=1&_rdr
Last Updated On: 8th February 2023