Manchester United‘s Marcus Rashford tied a record unbeaten in 56 years. The 23-year-old footballer made his name after Bobby Charlton. Thus, he became the first English footballer to reach 8 goals in European cups in a season.
Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford is taking firm steps towards becoming a legend. The 23-year-old striker achieved a historic success in the UEFA Europa League match against Granada.
The young player tied Bobby Charlton’s 56-year record in a 2-0 match against the Spanish team.
Rachford made his name after Bobby Charlton with the goal he scored against Granada. Thus, he became the first British player to reach 8 goals in a season in European Cups, excluding qualifying matches.
Bobby Charlton had this feat in the 1964-1965 season.
Marcus Rashford dictated his room name after Harry Kane, Mohamed Salah and Bruno Fernandes. He became the fourth Premier League player to reach 20 goals in all competitions this season.
The 23-year-old football player shook the nets 87 times in 261 matches with the Manchester United jersey, and made 52 assists.
Rashford also enjoyed 11 goals in 40 matches for the England National Team.
WHO IS MARCUS RASHFORD?
Marcus Rashford (b. 31 October 1997) is an English national footballer who played for Manchester United.
Marcus has been a Manchester United player from the age of seven. He scored two goals both in his first team against Midtjylland in the UEFA Europa League in February 2016, and in his Premier League debut against Arsenal three days later. He also scored in his first Manchester derby match, his first EFL Cup match, and his first UEFA Champions League match. United and Rashford have so far won the FA Cup, EFL Cup, FA Community Shield and Europa League.
Rashford scored in his England debut in May 2016, becoming the youngest English player to score in his first international match. He played at the UEFA Euro 2016 as the youngest player of the tournament and also represented England in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Rashford runs public campaigns on homelessness and hungry children in the UK. He was also praised for using his platform for being a political activist and driving social change. For his efforts, he was awarded the British Imperial Order in 2020.