Marcus Rashford

Marcus Rashford

Marcus Rashford
Quick Facts About Marcus Rashford
Celebrated Name Marcus Rashford
Age 26 years old
Nick Name The Prince of England
Birth Name Marcus Rashford
Birth Date 1997-10-31
Gender Male
Profession English footballer
Nationality English
Place of Birth Manchester, England, the UK
Ethnicity Black
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Libra
Father Robert Rashford
Mother Melanie Maynard
Brother Dwaine Maynard and Dane Rashford
Sister Chantelle and Claire
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status Single
Girlfriend Lucia Loi (Ex)
Net Worth $25 million
Salary 10.4 million GBP (2023)
Height 5 ft 11 inches
Weight 70 Kg
Body Build/Type Athletic build
Body Measurement 41-31-14 inches
Hair Color black
Eye Color black
School Ashton-on-Mersey School
Current Team Manchester United
Jersey Number 10
Jersey Name Rashford
Coach Ralf Rangnick

Marcus Rashford is famous for using a special way of kicking the ball on free kicks, known as the knuckleball, made popular by Cristiano Ronaldo. He is called a "big game player" because he performs well in important matches, including his first games for his club and country. People say his success comes from his strong drive and ambition in football and his personal life.

Who is Marcus Rashford?

Marcus Rashford is an English footballer, forward for Manchester United and the England national team. He is valued at €85 million, making him the top player born in 1997. Rashford is known for being versatile and creative in the English Premier League.

He joined Manchester United when he was seven and made a big impact by scoring two goals in his first-team debut against Midtjylland in the UEFA Europa League in February 2016. He scored two goals in his Premier League debut against Arsenal. Rashford continued to shine by scoring in his first Manchester derby and on his debuts in the EFL Cup and UEFA Champions League.

With Manchester United, Rashford has won the FA Cup, EFL Cup, FA Community Shield, and UEFA Europa League. He scored on his England debut in May 2016, becoming the youngest English player to score in his first senior international match. Rashford played in the UEFA Euro 2016 as the tournament's youngest player and represented England at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, 2022 FIFA World Cup, UEFA Euro 2020, and Euro 2024.

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Early Life and Family Background

Marcus Rashford was born on October 31, 1997, in Manchester, England. His full name is Marcus Rashford. He is English and of black ethnicity, and his zodiac sign is Libra. He follows Christianity.

Rashford grew up in a working-class family. His father, Robert Rashford, left after he was born, so his mother, Melanie Maynard, raised him and his four older siblings on her own. His siblings are two brothers, Dwaine Maynard and Dane Rashford, and two sisters, Chantelle and Claire.

Rashford has loved football since he was a child. He started playing for the amateur club Fletcher Moss Rangers when he was five. At seven, he joined the youth academy of Manchester United FC. For his education, he went to Ashton-on-Mersey School and later earned a BTEC National Diploma in Sport.

Is Marcus Rashford still in a relationship?

Marcus Rashford is currently single after breaking up with his childhood sweetheart, Lucia Loi. Lucia works as a PR account executive for a Manchester-based company called Sugar. Her job involves networking and organizing events. She is of Italian descent and is mixed-race, with family in Italy.

Rashford and Loi had known each other since they were children and started dating in their early teens. They were very close and often seen together at clubs and restaurants. Lucia was always there to support Rashford during his games.

However, their relationship began to face difficulties in early 2021. Due to the stress and strain caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, they decided to split in May 2021 after eight years together. According to the British tabloid The Sun, the breakup was amicable. Following the split, Lucia moved out of Rashford's home.

What is Marcus Rashford's net worth?

As of 2024, Marcus Rashford's net worth is estimated at $80 million. When he joined Manchester United's senior squad on March 23, 2016, his market value was around €3 million. By December 23, 2021, his market value had increased to €85 million.

Rashford signed a five-year contract with Manchester United by signing an extensive five-year contract until 2028. Notably, Rashford’s salary at Manchester United is around $13.2 per annum or $253,000 per week (10.4 million GBP (2023)).

Rashford enjoys a luxurious lifestyle with his substantial earnings. He owns a new five-bedroom house in Cheshire worth £1.85 million and recently bought a home in Manchester.

How tall is Marcus Rashford?

Marcus Rashford is 5 ft 11 inches tall and his body weight is around 70 Kg. He has an Athletic build body. As a football player, he regularly does workout and gym exercises to keep him fit and active. He has a tapered Afro and low fade haircut hairstyle that is black. His body measures 41-31-14 inches (Chest-Waist-Biceps). He has a pair of black-colored eyes. 

He always does heavy exercise which includes weight lifting, push-ups, Single-leg squats, Dumbbell bench step-ups, and others. He arrives every morning at the Manchester United FC football training center for warm-ups and training. He has a big tattoo of a young boy playing football in front of a house on his stomach.

Facts About Marcus Rashford

  • #1He is a campaigner against racism, homelessness, and child hunger in the United Kingdom.
  • #2He was the subject of a mural painted by street artist Akse in Withington.
  • #3He is a cousin of fellow footballer Lois Maynard.
  • #4He can play as either a center forward or a winger, primarily on the left wing.
  • #5He was once battling with Osgood–Schlatter disease.
  • #6He is viewed as a role model for younger players like Mason Greenwood.
  • #7He is seen as a similar type of player to Thierry Henry.
  • #8Brazilian Ronaldo was his football role model.
  • #9 He was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in October 2020.
  • #10He has won the Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the Year award.