Mum were off to the World Cup! Marcus Rashford gives perfect response to being named in England squad

Marcus Rashford had the PERFECT response to being named in England's World Cup squad
Marcus Rashford is on his way to Russia…(Picture: Getty)

Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford posted a touching message to his mother after being named in Englands 23-man squad for the World Cup.

The 20-year-old was an unexpected part of Roy Hodgsons squad for Euro 2016 but hes now a firm part of the senior set-up and was picked alongside strikers Harry Kane, Jamie Vardy and Danny Welbeck.

Rashford now has 17 caps to his name and could start on the left-wing as the Three Lions battle to emerge from a group consisting of Belgium, Panama and Tunisia.

Gareth Southgate announced his 23-man squad this morning and Rashford had the perfect response to the news that he had made the cut.

After years of you standing on the touch line in the cold and rain, Mum were off to the World Cup! said Rashford.

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England take on Nigeria and Costa Rica in friendlies in early June before kicking off their World Cup campaign on June 18th against Tunisia.

Southgate raised eyebrows by leaving Jack Wilshere, Chris Smalling and Adam Lallana out of his 23-man squad.

Trent Alexander-Arnold was the surprise inclusion with the Liverpool defender yet to receive a cap.

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