The striker revealed he loves the Grammy winner’s music in a question-and-answer session with his fans on Twitter where he answered random questions from his followers.
The footballer’s attention was drawn to a question from a Nigerian fan who asked for his choice of music.
A follower had asked if he listens to Afrobeat since he has many fans in Nigeria. He also asked for the name of his favourite Nigerian artiste and song, if he listens to Afrobeat.
The fan’s tweet reads; “Got lots of fans in Nigerian, do you listen to afrobeats ?? And what’s your favourite Afrobeats song at the moment? And who is your favourite afrobeats artist?
Responding to the fan‘s question, the football legend replied with the name of globally recognised Grammy award winner, Burna Boy.
See his tweet below:
The footballer’s tweet caught the eyes of social media users who left funny comments about the musician. While some hailed the footballer, some listed other musicians like Davido and Wizkid and asked the footballer if he knows them..
Read some reactions to his tweet from Nigerians below:
@daddy_nomso said: “Lol why would FC cry because Rashford is listening to Burna Boy? Lol nobody cares plus it’s a Plus for Afrobeats.”
@boboye_ak said: “You’ve tapped into the Grammy anointing. Rashford Balon dor incoming.”
@raygoodison said: “Burna is Nigeria’s biggest at the moment.”
@damidreynoni wrote:”By any chance have you heard of @davido he is the BEST.”
@nimisinnn said: “You no sabi Machala that’s why.”
@Daflexer4 wrote: “We no go hear word for this app again.”
@mi_dutse wrote: “,Odogwu go come dey feel hin big head now.”
@Abiolaberry 1 wrote: “Great taste of music @MarcusRashford @burnaboy is top notch.”
@tobybankzs wrote: “woro si woro.”
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