Dive into the inspiring stories of the world's biggest soccer stars - loved by millions of young fans around the world in championship football, online video games, trading cards and more
Have you ever wondered what inspired a Manchester United footballer to tackle food poverty?
Marcus Rashford MBE became the youngest soccer player to score on their England debut, ahead of the Euro 2016 tournament. Marked as a talented forward in the Manchester United Academy from a young age, the homegrown hero has become a force both on and off the pitch. From humble beginnings in Greater Manchester, to pushing the government to tackle food poverty, this young star shines brightly in the Premier League and beyond.
About the Soccer Rising Stars series:
Soccer Rising Stars dives into the incredible journeys of ten of the world's best young players. Featuring fresh talents from England, Portugal, Norway, France, Germany and Spain, the series covers their unique rise; from playing soccer in the park and 5-a-sides to performing in front of capacity crowds on the biggest stage and in the biggest leagues.
What a strike! Harry Meredith writes stories for children and also works in e-commerce. He studied Creative Writing at university, where he majored in Children's Literature and Non-Fiction. He also studied in the USA at Bennington College, Vermont. He's a football fanatic, and when he's not writing, working or heading out on adventures, you'll find him watching soccer.