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Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford Wins Rising Star Of The Year Award

Marcus Rashford’s stunning breakthrough at Manchester United received regional recognition on Monday night at the 2016 North-West Football Awards.

The young striker, 19, won the Rising Star of the Year award which was voted by fans. The trophy was collected on Rashford’s behalf by a club official – he was unable to attend the ceremony at Lancashire County Cricket Club as he is currently away on international duty with England, for whom he could play against Spain at Wembley on Tuesday evening.

  • The youngster was congratulated by his club Manchester United.
  • Aged just 18 years and 141 days, Rashford made his mark as the youngest ever scorer in a Manchester derby in the Premier League era.
  • He is the third youngest scorer for United in Premier League history.
  • Rashford scored on his England debut in May 2016, becoming the youngest English player to score in his first senior international game.

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