Marcus Rashford, who emerged as one of the best strikers in Europe this season, explained the meaning of his ceremony.
Rashford is an icon representing Manchester United. Manchester United has had several players who symbolize the team from the past. Starting with Bobby Charlton, various players such as George Best, Eric Cantona, David Beckham, Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo became the face of Manchester United.
Rashford has been evaluated as a timber to lead the next generation Manchester United since his debut season. He performed well every season and gradually became Manchester United’s ace. However, his last season was not without his sluggishness. He underwent shoulder surgery before the season and joined the team late, but he was criticized by fans for his dull play in every game.
It was revived again under coach Eric Ten Hag. Rashford is already showing his best performance since his debut, posting 24 goals and 9 assists in all competitions this season. In the English Premier League (EPL), with 14 goals, he is ranked third in the scoring rankings after Elling Holland (26 goals) and Harry Kane (17 goals).
It continues its high-altitude march. Rashford scored 10 goals and 1 assist in 10 EPL matches played after the World Cup, 1 goal and 1 assist in the UEFA Europa League (UEL), 1 goal and 2 assists in 2 FA Cup matches, England Football Association Cup (EFL Cup) 4 goals, 2 assists in 4 games. 16 goals and 6 assists in 17 games. His performance is so dazzling that no player has achieved more attack points than Rash Ford during that period.
Naturally, Rashford’s ceremony drew attention. Rashford has been fond of celebrating his goal since all season by raising his right hand and placing his index finger to his temple. The meaning of the ceremony was revealed by Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand. Ferdinand said on his YouTube channel (FIVE), “His ceremony means mental strength. It spread all over the world.” 슬롯사이트
This differed from known speculation. Britain’s Daily Mail explained, “Ferdinand’s remarks dismiss the implication that Rashford’s ceremony was due to his mental health struggles.” Fans at the ceremony interpreted it as meaning, “I was mentally stressed by excessive criticism, but I overcame it.” However, Ferdinand ended the controversy by explaining that it was just a ceremony that emphasized ‘mental strength’.