Man United and England forward Marcus Rashford is awarded with MBE for school meals campaign during pandemic

Published:15 October 2020


MBE for school football live

Marcus Rashford, Manchester United and England forward is one of those who was awarded in the Queen Elizabeth's birthday honours, an annual list dominated this year by frontline workers fighting the Covid-19 pandemic and community champions.

The 22-year-old, who has successfully held a free school meals campaign this summer, will receive services on Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for vulnerable children during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Besides that, Body Coach Joe Wicks and Mr Motivator (Derrick Evans) receive MBEs as well for their live exercises to encourage people to remain physically fit during lockdown.

In sport, a CBE is awarded to former Welsh rugby player Gareth Thomas and cricket player Darren Gough is awarded an MBE.

MBE stands for Member of the Order of the British Empire in the British honours system. This award is outranked by the top award, the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) and by the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) .

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