• Manchester United and England soccer player Marcus Rashford has fronted a high-profile campaign to fund free school meals outside of term time.
  • He's launched a new partnership with fashion brand Burberry to support disadvantaged youth.
  • As part of the launch, he's written a letter to his 10-year-old self.

Marcus Rashford, the Manchester United and England soccer player, has penned a letter to his 10-year-old self.

The letter was written as part of the launch of a new partnership with fashion brand Burberry, which will work on a series of initiatives to help disadvantaged young people.

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In the letter, Rashford calls on his younger self to "dream, because sometimes dreams are all you will have."

Away from soccer, Rashford has risen to prominence in recent months through his campaign to extend a free school meals programme for disadvantaged students to run in school holidays.

You can read the letter in full below.