Marcus Rshford has been a Manchester United player from the age of seven. He scored two goals on both his first-team debut against Midtjylland in the UEFA Europa League in February 2016 and his Premier League debut against Arsenal three days later.
Who is Marcus Rashford?
Marcus Rashford is an English professional footballer who plays as a forward for the Premier League club Manchester United and the England national team.
Marcus Rashford bio
Marcus Rashford was born in Manchester on October 31, 1997, and grew up in the Fallowfield, Withington, and Wythenshawe neighbourhoods. His grandmother was born on the West Indian island of Saint Kitts, and he is of paternal Jamaican and maternal Kittitian ancestry. Rashford is from a working-class household.
His mother, Melanie Maynard, is a single mother who frequently had to work numerous jobs to support her family.
She even once skipped meals to make sure Rashford and his brothers ate. He has two brothers, Dwaine Maynard and Dane Rashford, who later became his professional representatives, and two sisters, Chantelle and Claire, for a total of four elder siblings.
He is a relative of Oldham Athletic midfielder Lois Maynard, another professional footballer.
Rashford, a lifelong follower of his hometown football team Manchester United, grew up in a household that was split between United and Manchester City, a rival team in the area.
Rashford went to Ashton-on-Mersey School, a nearby school to United’s Carrington training facility where academy players have gone since 1998; he studied for a Business and Technology Education Council (BTEC) National Diploma in Sport.
Marcus Rashford siblings
He has four older siblings; two brothers, Dwaine Maynard and Dane Rashford, both of whom went on to represent him professionally, and two sisters, Chantelle and Claire.
Marcus Rashford parents, Robert and Melaine Rashford
Robert and Melanie Rashford are the parents of 22-year-old Rashford. His mother whose maiden name is Melanie Maynard is a single parent who often had to work multiple jobs to feed their family, sometimes skipping meals herself to ensure Rashford and his siblings ate.