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Marcus Rashford and the rise of athletes refusing to ‘shut up and dribble‪’‬ This Matters

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Nearly two million school-age children in the UK, who qualify for government-subsidized school meals, were facing hunger due to schools closing during pandemic lockdowns, until Manchester United's Marcus Rashford stepped in. Shireen Ahmed, writer and co-host of the ‘Burn It All Down’ podcast joins Adrian Cheung to talk about Rashford, how he represents a new generation of athletes refusing to ‘shut up and dribble’ and who are using their voices to drive social and political change.

Nearly two million school-age children in the UK, who qualify for government-subsidized school meals, were facing hunger due to schools closing during pandemic lockdowns, until Manchester United's Marcus Rashford stepped in. Shireen Ahmed, writer and co-host of the ‘Burn It All Down’ podcast joins Adrian Cheung to talk about Rashford, how he represents a new generation of athletes refusing to ‘shut up and dribble’ and who are using their voices to drive social and political change.

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