- Marcus Rashford has revealed that not playing under Alex Ferguson is the biggest regret in his career
- The 23-year-old scooped the Football Writers' Association and received praises from the legendary Man United manager
- Rashford has fed millions of children in Manchester during the pandemic and the program is still in progress
- The England international had hsi best goalscoring form for the Red Devils in the past season
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford was moved by Alex Ferguson's tribute after he became the youngest player to receive the Football Writers' Association's annual tribute awards.
The 23-year-old's campaign to eradicate child poverty earned him the accolade after feeding millions of school children in Manchester.
After the legendary 79-year-old manager Ferguson made the tribute to Rashford, he responded after receiving the awards:
"It was an unbelievable experience and the only regret I have ever had in my career, never having the chance to play under Sir Alex.
"It is something which is probably never going to happen now but to be on the phone with him and just have 10 or 15 minutes conversation with him was amazing.
"Probably when other people in sports were telling me not to do it and just focus on football, he said if I believed in that."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Sir Alex Ferguson has paid an emotional tribute to Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford after he was honoured at the Football Writers' Association annual tribute awards.
The England international is the youngest person to receive the accolade following his help to fight child poverty during the global pandemic.
The 23-year-old teamed up with a couple of food store giants to deliver free meals to children who were no longer receiving free school meals.
Legit.ng also reported that Manchester United forward Bruno Fernandes has been named the Premier League Player for the Month of December, Sport Bible.
It is the 26-year-old's fourth accolade since joining the Red Devils in the 2020 January transfer window.
The Portuguese star has so far contributed immensely to United's rise to staying on top of the league table ahead of their fiercest rivals Liverpool.
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