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Manchester United Star Marcus Rashford Receives Backing Of MPs On His Open Letter To Government

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Manchester United star, Marcus Rashford has revealed how the club allowed him to join the academy at a younger age than his peers after his mum explained her poverty-stricken situation to club administrators.

In a touching letter posted by Rashford on his social media, and directed at UK MP’s, Rashford urged UK politicians not to stop a food voucher scheme next month – which was set up to guarantee meals to children when schools were shut down in March- as he had issues with eating well while growing up due to his mother’s financial situation.

Rashford, Manchester United’s highest goalscorer this season, has helped charity FareShare reach a goal of supplying three million meals to vulnerable children in the United Kingdom. He said Manchester United allowed him to join their academy programs one year younger than he should after his mother let them know of tough circumstances with feeding and accommodation at home.

In his letter, Rashford said MPs should “make protecting the lives of some of our most vulnerable a top priority” and “this is not about politics, this is about humanity.” then revealed more details bout his childhood during a BBC interview on Monday.

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