Manchester United earned a hard fought 1-0 victory against Celta Vigo in their 1st leg of UEFA Europa League semi-final in Spain, all thanks to teenage sensation Marcus Rashford’s free kick in the 67th minute.
Rashford, still 19, has already been compared to the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo. Last night, Marcus’ free kick against Celta Vigo reminded the United faithful of another United Legend, David Beckham. Rashford in typical Beckham fashion brilliantly scored from a set piece.
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In fact, Rashford’s free kick resembled David Beckham’s last goal for Manchester United. 14 years ago, on 11th May 2003, Beckham signed off things at United in elite fashion when his curling free kick bulged the back of the net against an Everton side which had 18-year old Rooney on their side.
Here is Beckham’s last goal for Manchester United:
It was 12 years ago today that David Beckham made his final appearance for United. He signed off with this typically brilliant free-kick against Everton…
And here is Beckham’s goal and Rashford’s goal last night:
Beckham’s last goal for United vs Rashford’s latest goal for United. https://t.co/ngF8rLDdIU
Though he is still 19, ‘the kid’ has a very bright future ahead of him!