Jadon Sancho, attacker of Borussia Dortmund, joined the protests over the death of George Floyd at the hands of the police of Minneapolis. In the midst of the celebration of one of his goals against Paderborn, showed a t-shirt in which one could read “Justice for George”.
The young English joined the French striker of Borussia Mönchengladbach, Marcus Thuram. The frenchman celebrated one of his goals against Union Berlin posing with knee on the ground and head low.
Let us remember that such a gesture should be one made for the american football player Colin Kaepernik, former quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers. It all happened during the interpretation of the hymn american. This gesture became a symbol of the struggle against racism.
Football pays tribute and calls for justice for George Floyd: Marcus Thuram at the knee on the ground and Jadon Sancho with a note in her t-shirt. Gestures around the world. pic.twitter.com/O0J7yaiJ4C
— SportsCenter (@SC_ESPN) June 1, 2020
However, they have not been the only ones. Stars such as the striker of Paris Saint-Germain, Kilyan Mbappe, hung it on the social networks the message “JusticeForGeorge”. In Addition, Paul Pogba, Alex Morgan, Rodrygo, Vinicius Jr., Megan Rapinoe, Frenkie De Jong, Marcus Rashford, among others, have spoken, and sent messages around the topic.
Finally, clubs such as Liverpool and Barcelona Football Club, also spoke in his official social networks.
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