Marcus Rashford just scored a stunning school meals victory over Boris Johnson – 13 favourite things people said about it

Footballer Marcus Rashford scored an extraordinary victory today after the government relented in the face of his campaign to help feed children during the summer holidays.

Boris Johnson had previously rejected a plea from the Manchester United and England star to extend the free school meals voucher system for low income families.

But in a screeching U-turn today – where have we heard that phrase before? – the government changed its mind in the face of Rashford’s hugely popular campaign.

Here’s what the man himself had to say.

And here are our 13 favourite things people said about it.

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A cabinet minister’s 5-word response to Marcus Rashford’s free school meals plea had the entire internet shaking its head