Marcus Rashford names one ex-Red in list of best three players of all time

Marcus Rashford has been keeping fans occupied during this unprecedented lockdown period amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The Manchester United forward took part in a question and answer session with Bleacher report on Instagram live.

As noted by Manchester Evening News, Rashford named former Red Cristiano Ronaldo alongside Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona as the best three footballers ever to have lived.

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Ronaldo won three Premier League titles, the Champions League and his first Ballon d’Or during his six year spell at Old Trafford.

And Rashford has revealed that he idolised the Portugal hero as a child, as he watched the player evolve from a raw talent at United into a world superstar.

“For me it was [Wayne] Rooney and Ronaldo,” said Rashford, as quoted by the Daily Star.

“Just watching them so closely when they were playing the games and when they were both young they we so full of energy.

“It was just an unbelievable experience watching those two players play together.

“For me, those two – and not just me, for most people of my generation – would look up to those two.”

Rashford was fortunate enough to play with Rooney in the latter stages of his time at United.

If the 22-year-old can replicate just some of the success the pair had under Sir Alex Ferguson, he will finish his career as a United great.

Rashford also named his dream six-a-side team made up of United players and present, comprising of David De Gea, Rio Ferdiand, Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs, Rooney and Ronaldo.

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