Manchester United wonderkid Marcus Rashford scored 135 seconds into his England debut tonight to give Roy Hodgson’s side an early lead in their pre-Euro 2016 friendly against Australia.
And the finest Twitter banterers in the land were just as quick to respond to the latest chapter in the fairytale rise of the 18-year-old striker – now the youngest player to bag on his Three Lions bow.
Injury-prone Liverpool forward Daniel Sturridge, whose place in Hodgson’s squad is arguably most under threat by the teenage sensation, was a target of some of the finest Rashford-related bantz…
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When someone tells Sturridge that Rashford scored after 135 seconds on his England debut… https://t.co/W6FYM8Jf1n
— BreatheSport (@BreatheSport) May 27, 2016
When Marcus Rashford has just taken your England spot in Euro 2016. pic.twitter.com/mH23AE1Wvu
— The Peoples Person (@PeoplesPerson_) May 27, 2016
Daniel Sturridge ‘delighted’ by Rashford’s dream start pic.twitter.com/XPG6dw6J4G
— MrPaulRobinson (@MrPaulRobinson) May 27, 2016
Sturridge watching Rashford bang in goals like pic.twitter.com/5jy1g2LS3Q
— Billy Riche (@BillyRiche) May 27, 2016
When someone questions why Rashford is in the England squad.. pic.twitter.com/khVA5upxA4
— 101 Great Goals (@101greatgoals) May 27, 2016
Somewhere in Portugal a pissed Louis van Gaal is explaining to a waiter that he’s the one who gave Rashford his debut.
— Paddy Power (@paddypower) May 27, 2016
He’s ready to claim his prize in January. pic.twitter.com/tZFlZpaegA
— CaughtOffside (@caughtoffside) May 27, 2016
2 minutes into his England debut.
1-0 Rashford. pic.twitter.com/QBpK9Ppfwg
— Footy Memes (@FootyMemes) May 27, 2016
— BenchWarmers (@BeWarmers) May 27, 2016
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