Jadon Sancho, Weston McKennie, And Others React to the Death of George Floyd

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This past weekend, thousands of people took the streets across the United States and other parts of the world calling for justice and honoring the death of George Floyd - a black man who died in police custody in Minnesota after a white police officer kneeled on his neck for nine minutes.

And the soccer community took notice. 

It began with the Bundesliga, when U.S. International and Schalke’s Weston McKennie faced Werder Bremen wearing an armband with the message: “justice for George”. 

Sunday followed with Gladbach’s Marcus Thuram, son of world cup champion and activist Lilian Thuram. After scoring, Marcus took a knee, mirroring the actions of Colin Kaepernick. 

Also - Borussia dortmund’s Jadon Sancho and Achraf Hakimi both revealed “justice for George Floyd” under their shirts when they scored against Paderborn. 

The messages continued on Monday and in other leagues when Liverpool’s first team took a knee during training at Anfield.

From Kylian Mbappé to U.S. Women’s National Team stars Crystal Dunn and Alex Morgan - the soccer world is speaking out as calls for justice continue to pour out.

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