A young Zimbabwean teenager who has an uncanny resemblance to Manchester United star Marcus Rashford has made such waves that flamboyant businessman and former Zifa President Phillip Chiyangwa invited the lad for a meeting and photo op. The young man has caused a stir on the internet and various websites from Ghana have now claimed that he is actually from Ghana. The trending pictures were actually taken in Zengeza, Chitungwiza.
20-year-old car salesman, Ismail Austin. Austin wants to use his new found fame to develop grassroots football in Harare. Speaking to Kururigo Sports, the social media sensation said,
It’s one thing to look like Rashford but it’s another to use the opportunity to change the lives of fledgling footballers who may not have the resources or platform to be seen…So we are working around the clock to leverage this opportunity to build a junior football platform and who knows we may indeed unearth Zimbabwe’s own Marcus Rashford