MARCUS Rashford MBE is a football player who campaigns against child hunger and racism on his platform.
He is a key member of Premier League club Manchester United and also plays for the England national team.
Rashford was born in Manchester on October 31, 1997.
He was raised by his single mother, Melanie Maynard, who worked various jobs to support her family of five.
Despite his family’s difficulties, Rashford’s passion for the beautiful sport saw him join Manchester’s youth system at the age of just seven.
Rashford started straight away, scoring twice on both his first-team debut and his European debut.
He also scored in his first Manchester derby and in his EFL Cup and UEFA Championship League debuts.
He became the youngest England player to score in his first senior cap and represented England at the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Despite his immense success, Rashford never forgot his humble beginnings and continued to campaign against child poverty and hunger.
At 22, he became the youngest footballer to be elected a member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE).
What is Marcus Rashford’s salary at Manchester United?
Sources say the Red Devils pay Rashford a staggering £200,000-a-week, making him the club’s seventh highest-paid player.
Rashford has signed a four-year deal with Manchester United FC for £41,600,000 including an average annual salary of £10,400,000.
What is Marcus Rashford’s net worth?
As of May 2023, Rashford has a net worth of around £65million.
Much of his income comes from his Manchester United salary, sponsorship campaigns and endorsements from McDonald’s, EA Sports and Nike.
Who are the top earners at Man Utd?
Manchester United’s top earner is Raphael Varane, who earns a whopping £340,000 a week.
Carlos Casimiro is second with a salary of £300,000 a week, followed by Anthony Martial with £250,000 and Bruno Fernandes with £240,000.