Footballer, Marcus Rashford 22 year old, becomes the youngest ever recipient of an honorary degree from The University of Manchester (England). Rashford will receive the degree in recognition of his achievements as a footballer and as a passionate campaigner against child poverty. Rashford will follow in the footsteps of Manchester United legends (one of the most decorated clubs in all of sport) Sir Alex Ferguson and Sir Bobby Charlton by receiving an honorary doctorate.
England football player, Marcus Rashford collaboration with FareShare (charity aimed at relieving food poverty and reducing food waste in the UK. ), has led to £20million being raised in financial and food donations. Over 3.9 million meals (39 Lakh) are also being distributed to vulnerable people every week amid the prevailing Pandemic situation.
Marcus Rashford gets honorary degree from University of Manchester