The world of sport in general and football in particular is not far from being oblivious to what happened in Minneapolis, where George Floyd, a 46-year-old African American, died last Monday at the hands of a police officer. In the Bundesliga matches this past weekend, players like McKenzie, Marcos Thuram, Jadon Sancho and Achraf Hakimi They carried out various gestures in this regard, and this Monday it was the Liverpool squad that joined the samples.
After the morning training held in Anfield with an eye to the next return of the Premier League, the components of the ‘red’ squad knelt on the ground, emulating the gesture that once popularized the then San Francisco 49ers quarterback, attributed to the movement #BlackLivesMatter (Black lives matter).
The players of the Liverpool They were the ones who posted this snapshot on social networks to join the gestures against racism after what happened around the figure of George Floyd. They did so by attaching the message 'Unity is strengthen'.