Looking back and reminiscing footballing history is a personal favourite of Shoot!’s, so what memorable moment happened On This Day?
Well, funny you should ask, it was just another record-breaking day in the life of teenage forward Marcus Rashford, who wrote his name into Manchester United folklore, and not for the first time!
Then aged 18 years and 141 days, the local lad became the youngest goalscorer in the history of the Manchester derby in the Premier League era, after scoring the winner for The Red Devils during their tightly contested 1-0 victory against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.
One year ago today, Marcus Rashford scored this goal against Manchester City. #MUFC
— United Report (@ManUtdReport_) March 20, 2017
Rashford, who scored a brace during his first-team debut against FC Midtjylland in the UEFA Europa League just a month earlier, latched onto Juan Mata’s through ball, before effortlessly beating Martin Demichelis to tuck the ball past goalkeeper Joe Hart for the only goal of the game in the 16th minute.
Since then, Rashford has scored 15 goals in 56 first-team appearances for The Red Devils, netted on his England senior debut, competed at UEFA Euro 2016 and lifted the FA Cup, EFL Cup and the FA Community Shield.
Not bad for a teenager!