Ronaldo's United Teammate Becomes Youngest Person To Get Honourary Degree From Manchester University

Ronaldo's United Teammate Becomes Youngest Person To Get Honourary Degree From Manchester University

  • Marcus Rashford has joined the likes of Alex Ferguson and Bobby Charlton after being awarded a doctorate degree at the University of Manchester
  • Rashford spent millions of pounds in feeding children during the pandemic and raised awareness which made the government participate in the program
  • The England striker is yet to kick the ball this season for Manchester United after undergoing surgery on his shoulder

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Marcus Rashford has been awarded a doctorate degree by the University of Manchester for helping fight poverty and his sporting achievements, The Sun.

The 23-year-old joins the likes of legends Alex Ferguson and Bobby Charlton, making him the youngest person to receive the honour.

Marcus Rashford, Doctorate degree, University of Manchester
Marcus Rashford has been awarded a doctorate degree at the University of Manchester. Image: The Sun
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The Manchester-born star gave free meals to hundreds of thousands of school children during the coronavirus pandemic.

What Rashford said after receiving the award

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The Man United academy graduate said after receiving the award:

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“To be here in the presence of a great such as Sir Alex, and those who have played a huge role in my journey to be where I am today, is special.
“I’m here to receive my Honorary Doctorate for my work around child poverty."

The England international has been out of action since playing a couple of minutes in the Euro 2020 tournament.

He has now resumed full training after undergoing surgery on his shoulder after coming under criticism for miss the decisive spot-kick that gave Italy the trophy in the final of Euro 2020.

Rashford can not wait to get into full fitness to play alongside his childhood hero Cristiano Ronaldo.

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Meanwhile, Briefly News reported that Cristiano Ronaldo has been named as the Premier League player for the month of September following his impressive performances for the Red Devils since he returned to Old Trafford.

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After spending three years at Italian giants Juventus, Cristiano Ronaldo decided to make a return to the Premier League which made Manchester United fans happy.

And in the month of September, Cristiano Ronaldo netted three Premier League goals and has scored five so far for Manchester United which is an incredible show.

Liverpool legend's stance on Ronaldo's arrival at Man United

Briefly News also reported that former England international Jamie Carragher has stated that the return of Cristiano Ronaldo to Manchester United seems to have worsened Manchester United’s familiar problem.

The Liverpool legend claimed it proves that the Red Devils are a collection of individuals and not a cohesive unit, Mirror reports.

The Portuguese international returned to the Old Trafford outfit after 12 years and it generated lots of reactions across the globe.

Source: Briefly News

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