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Marcus Rashford asked Twitter to explain ‘virtue signalling’ – 8 beautiful shots on target

Over the past few years, an extraordinary accusation has become increasingly common in public discourse, and that is “virtue signaller“.

It appears to be an exclusively right-of-centre phrase, levelled at left-of-centre politicians or celebrities if they try to do something for the good of others. See also “Lefty do-gooder“.

The current favourite target of this perceived slur is Marcus Rashford, for his efforts to *checks notes* ensure children don’t go hungry during school holidays. What a monster!

Of course, Marcus has plenty of defenders.

On Wednesday night, having scored a stunning hat-trick for Manchester United in the Champions League, he took to Twitter with a question.

These answers were pretty special.

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Political Sketch Writer, Tom Peck, put it into footballing terms.

via Gfycat

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