British Broadcasting Corporation interview with Manchester United football star, Marcus Rashford has won an award for the broadcast giant.

The interview which was about the experience Rashford had when growing up in poverty, won scoop of the year at the Royal Television Society journalism awards, BBC reports.

Speaking to BBC Breakfast in June, Rashford urged the government to extend the provision of free school meals.

Considering the area of interest, the awards’ judges said it was the exclusive “everyone wanted”.

Elsewhere, the BBC’s Clive Myrie won television journalist of the year while Andrew Marr won interview of the year.

BBC also confirmed that the corporation led the way at the RTS Television Journalism Awards, winning in nine of 19 categories.

Rashford whose gestures was triggered by the emergence of COVID-9, had been urging the government to change its mind about not offering food vouchers during the summer holidays when he spoke to BBC Breakfast.