The campus expressed their rejection of the racism and to the death of the african-american George Floyd that took place in Minneapolis following his arrest.
Courtesy Liverpool | Players knelt in the centre circle of Anfield
The campus of Liverpool knelt around the centre circle of Anfield to express their rejection of racism and to the death of the african-american George Floyd that took place in Minneapolis following his arrest.
The virtual champion of the Premier League led by Jürgen Klopp joined the protest world because of this fact that has generated violent demonstrations in several cities of the united States.
The steering wheel James Milner wrote in his account of Instagram with the tag #BlackLivesMatter next to the photo of the team doing the gesture that represents the protest against starred in the NFL player Colin Kaepernick, who did in a match during the intonation of the hymn american with the objective of repudiating the police abuse and racial inequality.
The action was mimicked by other of their colleagues as Andy Robertson, Virgil van Dijk, Dejan Lovren and Trent Alexander Arnold.
Other athletes that have expressed their condemnation by the death of Floyd are the tennis player Sloane Stephens, the female boxer Claressa Shields.
Also the coach of the Miami Dolphins of the NFL, Brian Flores, the footballer Alex Morgan, plus former players such as Michael Jordan and Alex Bregman of Houston Astros.
The entire squad knelt in Anfield’s centre circle ahead of today’s training session in a powerful show of support for the #BlackLivesMatter movement.
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