Marcus Rashford and Sir Alex Ferguson tackle the hunger game

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In Britain, about 2.4 million children live in families who cannot afford all the food they need. During the pandemic, up to 8.1 million Britons have struggled to pay for food.

Manchester United’s star striker Marcus Rashford and former manager Sir Alex Ferguson credit their tough upbringings with inspiring them to fight childhood poverty. Rashford and Sir Alex have joined forces to support The Times Christmas Appeal which is raising money for the charity FareShare. We speak with two Times journalists who interviewed the football icons.


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Guests:

Alice Thomson, columnist and interviewer for The Times.

Rachel Sylvester, columnist and interviewer for The Times.


Host: Manveen Rana.


Clips used: ITV, BBC Three, GMB, Manchester United, England.



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