PROFILE: Who is Marcus Rashford?

Manchester United youngster Marcus Rashford attracts football fans over continents after a goalscoring spree.

The teenage striker was involved in the 18-man squad for the Europa League last-32 second leg tie at Old Trafford, and scored twice to put United on course for the last 16 of the Europa League.

Rashford was also involved in the match day squads for the Watford and Leicester games earlier this season.
And then scored twice in a matter of minutes against Gunners.


Name: Marcus Rashford

Birthplace: Manchester

Country: England

Position: Striker

Date of birth: 31 October 1997

Joined club: 1 July 2014


Rashford joined United from the renowned Fletcher Moss Junior football club, following in the steps of Wes Brown, Danny Welbeck and Ravel Morrison in coming from the Didsbury to Old Trafford. Fellow Carrington star Cameron Borthwick-Jackson was also previously at the successful junior side.

Playing style

Rashford possesses a powerful shot, also an energetic striker. He has the ability to play in a number of attacking roles, either as an out and out striker or in more of a No10 role.

The Manchester-born starlet has an eye for a spectacular goal and is a real threat at set-pieces.

While his explosive talent may still be somewhat raw, Rashford has progressed at an encouraging rate over the last 18 months.
Rashford celebrates against Arsenal

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