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Watch Marcus Rashford fight coronavirus boredom in Steph Curry jersey

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Watch Marcus Rashford fight coronavirus boredom in Steph Curry jersey

Professional footballers, like many around the world, are stuck indoors due to the coronavirus pandemic. Newfound boredom is sweeping the world, leading to soccer players -- professional, aspiring and everything in between -- juggling toilet paper from their homes as part of the #StayAtHomeChallenge.

Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford joined in Wednesday, channeling a notable basketball player soccer fan in the process: Warriors star Steph Curry.

The two-time NBA MVP has made his love for the beautiful game known on social media, but Curry also has a rocket of a right foot. Perhaps Curry's strike at Stamford Bridge from a few years back was on Rashford's mind.

The Curry jersey also matched Rashford's beanie and mask, so there's that.

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Rashford will hope he can channel Curry on the pitch, assuming United's Premier League and Europa League campaigns resume. The 22-year-old has not played since the end of January after sustaining a double stress fracture in his back, whereas Curry missed four months with a broken left hand.

Curry ultimately returned to the court, playing one game on March 5 before the NBA suspended its season due to the coronavirus pandemic. The three-time NBA champion looked like his old self when he did play, and Rashford doing the same whenever the season resumes would go a long way towards Man United's hopes of qualifying for the UEFA Champions League.

Watch VAR award penalty, Manchester United lead over Manchester City

Watch VAR award penalty, Manchester United lead over Manchester City

Marcus Rashford took advantage of a rare occurrence Saturday. 

VAR overturned referee Anthony Taylor's initial decision to not penalize Manchester City midfielder Bernardo Silva's foul on the Manchester United forward, and Rashford scored on the ensuing penalty to give the Red Devils a 1-0 lead over their intracity rivals Saturday at City of Manchester Stadium. 

Rashford nearly built upon his 23rd-minute penalty twice in the ensuing moments, missing wide on a counter-attack and hitting the crossbar soon after.

But six minutes after Rashford's goal, Anthony Martial doubled United's advantage. 

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City needed to win Saturday to keep their increasingly slim English Premier League title hopes alive.

That much, like VAR's decision to award United a penalty Saturday, was clear and obvious: The Cityzens dropped 14 points back of first-place Liverpool thanks to Saturday's loss.