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“Messi is the Greatest ever” says England striker Marcus Rashford

Marcus Rashford, who is about to play in his first World Cup, has his mind on the world’s best players. Both past and present. According to the striker, Lionel Messi is the best player ever.

He was also very much in awe of Brazil’s Ronaldo at the 2002 World Cup, when he was growing up.

"Messi is the Greatest ever" says England striker Marcus Rashford

“I am a big fan of Ronaldo, but I think Messi is the greatest ever”, the striker told CNN. “Some of the stuff he does is unbelievable”.

When asked about England’s chances, the striker provided a promising response. “Everything is more in place now than in the past”, Rashford said of England coach Gareth Southgate. “All we have to do is focus on our football”.

The young striker enjoyed a good season for his club, scoring 13 goals and providing 9 assists for Manchester United.

This will be Rashford’s first World Cup. So far he has accumulated 19 appearances for the England national team.