World Cup 2022: Marcus Rashford Named Most Influential Member of the England Team

World Cup 2022: Marcus Rashford Named Most Influential Member of the England Team

  • Marcus Rashford has been named the most influential member in England's squad in Qatar
  • A new study has revealed that Rashford makes almost 38, 000 pounds per sponsored Instagram post
  • He beat the likes of Harry Kane and Raheem Sterling, who came second and third respectively
  • Rashford's meal program for kids in the UK in the last few years has earned the Manchester United star adoration from millions all over the world

Research has indicated that Marcus Rashford is the most influential member of the England team in Qatar.

The research looked into the social media profiles of England's players, and the Manchester United forward came on top, beating the likes of Harry Kane, Raheem Sterling and Jack Grealish.

Marcus Rashford, Harry Kane, Phil Foden, Jack Grealish, England, 2022 World Cup, Manchester United
Marcus Rashford has started the season impressively for Manchester United. Photo by Justin Setterfield.
Source: Getty Images

The 25-year-old recently scored his first World Cup goal for England when they thrashed Iran 6-2.

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Rashford launched a quest to end child food poverty in October 2020. This initiative received widespread support in the United Kingdom and other parts of the world, according to the Guardian.

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Rashford named most influential player

Marcus Rashford can earn £38K per Instagram post as he's named 'most influential' member of the England squad

A new study has revealed the most influential members of the England squad for the Qatar World Cup, with Rashford taking the top spot.

Online comparison experts KingCasin0Bonus analyzed marketing tools and the social media profiles of the English team to determine which player is the most influential.

Rashford took first place, earning up to a lucrative £37,950 per sponsored Instagram post thanks to his 13 million followers and an engagement rate of 3.28%, according to the Voice.

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England's captain, Harry Kane, came in second. He boasts 13.3 million followers and can charge up to £36,997 per sponsored post. Surprisingly, Kane has the lowest engagement rate of any member of the England squad at just 0.36%.

The table ranks England's players on their influence on social media.

Marcus Rashford, Harry Kane, Raheem Sterling, Phil Foden, Harry Maguire
Marcus Rashford scored his first World Cup goal against Iran. Photo by King Casin0 Bonus.
Source: Instagram

Rashford scores first World Cup goal

Sports Brief earlier reported on Rashford making history as he scored his first goal at a major tournament for England when they beat Iran 6-2.

Rashford scored England's fifth goal in their 6-2 thrashing of Iran in their opening group game of the tournament.

The goal was the third-quickest scored by a substitute. The Manchester United man netted after just 49 seconds.

Source: Sports Brief News