Some football stars over the weekend joined the worldwide protest demanding justice for George Floyd, an unarmed black man, died while being restrained by Minneapolis police.
Since his death, there has been protest in many states in America with blacks marching the streets demanding that the police officer involved be punished.
In Germany where the Bundesliga has resumed amid coronavirus, attacker Jadon Sancho unveiled a ‘Justice for George Floyd’ T-shirt after scoring for Dortmund against Paderborn. Sancho’s teammate Achraf Hakimi echoed message following a goal of his own.
Earlier, Marcus Thuram, son of French legend Lillian Thuram, took a knee after scoring for Borussia Moenchengladbach.
Also, American midfielder Weston McKennie also made a statement during Saturday’s round of matches, with the Schalke star writing “Justice for George” on his captain’s armband.