Social welfare activities earn Marcus Rashford PFA award

Social welfare activities earn Marcus Rashford PFA award

Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford has won PFA community Champions award, all thanks to his social welfare activities.

During the COVID-19 triggered lockdown,Rashford through the Fareshare UK charity raised 20 million pounds to supply meals to struggling families, recalling that the Voucher helped his family while growing up.

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The 22-year-old worked tirelessly to improve the lives of those in need during the recent pandemic, which has been described as inspiring by United.

Marcus Rashford received the 2019/20 season award alongside United women midfielder Jackie Groenen.  

The England born commenting on his award said, “I’m thrilled to have won the PFA Community Champion award in what has been a very important season for me, both on and off the pitch,” said Rashford. 

“Building on those childhood experiences is a big reason why I’ve been so passionate about the campaign this year to try and tackle child poverty.”

Daily Times recalls that in June 2020, a Ghanaian national named Michael Boye Marquaye claimed to be Rashford’s biological father after reportedly having a relationship with his mother 22 years ago in the UK, however Rashford is yet to respond to the claim.

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