Gary Lineker makes case for Rashford to win Sports Personality of the year

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Former Tottenham man, Gary Lineker, has revealed he thinks Marcus Rashford should be considered for the BBC’s Sports Personality of the year award, for his achievements in the last year.

The 22 year old has in partnership with some organizations in the UK, managed to raise millions to feed millions of hungry children in the country, while also getting the government to extend their free school meals program.

But despite the achievement, a recent report by Sportsmail suggested the forward could miss out on the final shortlist for the coveted award, as he doesn’t meet the criteria required.

Speaking recently about the award, Lineker said on Sportsmail, “I think he would be a very worthy winner.

“It just depends on whether the panel feels he meets the sporting criteria to be a contender. For me he does but I have no say as I’m a presenter on the show.”

Rashford has been very good on the pitch as well, so he definitely ticks the box. We have no idea what criteria is used to decide the winner of this award, but even if Rashy doesn’t win it, he is still a winner in so many ways.