What these people did to the vandalised Marcus Rashford mural was just beautiful 4 months ago

What these people did to the vandalised Marcus Rashford mural was just beautiful

"I'm Marcus Rashford, 23 years old, black man from Withington and Wythenshawe, South Manchester."

After Marcus Rashford missed his penalty against Italy in the Euros final he was subjected to horrid racial abuse online.

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The fake football fans took things further when they defaced and vandalised a mural of Rashford in Withington, Manchester.

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However, the good in humanity proved to have a stronger message as people began to come out to cover the graffiti that was sprayed onto the mural with hearts, drawings and messages.

(Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

It started out as individuals, but it didn't take long before people were out in numbers and the mural was plastered with lovely artwork and heartfelt letters, declaring their support for the England striker.

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(Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Street artist Akse, who created the Rashford mural, has now repaired the damage, and it looks even better than ever.

(Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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The Manchester United star took to Twitter to show his support and continued pride of representing his country.

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