A report card written by a young Marcus Rashford when he was an Under 11’s player at Manchester United has gone viral.
Dated ‘September 2007’, Rashford filled out several columns such as his favourite position, strengths and areas to improve as well as selecting who he thinks is the best Under 11’s player.
He went for ‘Dev’, quite possibly recently released Devonte Redmond – with Rashford writing “because he has everything a great player needs” twice as his justification.
Rashford, a boyhood United fan, harboured hopes that he would turn out for his beloved Red Devils from a young age.
In April last year, he revealed a letter he penned, detailing his dreams of changing his lifestyle and pulling on the red shirt.
He tweeted the following message alongside a picture of him as a youngster:
While the 2017/18 campaign was a tad difficult for him, Rashford has well and truly realised his dreams in football by the age of 20. He was just a football-mad kid from Wythenshawe but he’s already accomplished so much.
Having already scored on his United and England debuts, he will now be on the hunt to add another goalscoring first when he plays in his first World Cup.
After his excellent match-winning showing in the 2-0 warm-up friendly victory against Costa Rica at Elland Road, where he thumped in a rasping long-range strike past Real Madrid No.1 Keylor Navas, many were calling for Rashford to start England’s opener against Tunisia.
The Manchester United No.19 picked up a slight niggle in training but eased concerns in relation to his injury – and is therefore seemingly still in contention for the game.
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