Tag: George Floyd

Thierry Henry Spent 8:46 Minutes on his knee for George Floyd

Arsenal‘s icon and France legend, Thierry Henry, spent the first 8 minutes and 46 seconds of Montreal Impact’s game against New England Revolution, on his knee in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter and social justice movement. The duration Henry spent on his knee represents the length of time Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin knelt […]

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Soccer Stars Can Kneel While Reciting USA Anthem

It is no longer illegal for soccer stars to take a kneel while reciting the national anthem of the United States of America during a pre-match ceremony. The United States Soccer Federation (USSF) has lifted the ban earlier placed on such an act. This is coming in the wake of the widespread agitation against racism […]

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Raheem Sterling

There will be progress in the fight against racism with more BAME coaches – Raheem Sterling

Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling has said that there will only be progress in the fight against racism in football when there are more managers. Following the death of American George Floyd on 25 May in Minneapolis in the custody of Police officers, thousands of people have taken part in anti-racism marches in the UK. […]

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Man City’s Raheem Sterling Compares Racism to COVID-19

Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling has stressed that the world needs to find a solution to racism just like how world leaders are trying to find a solution to the deadly coronavirus pandemic. He described racism as the most important thing currently affecting the world amid the pandemic. Since the death of George Floyd, an […]

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U.S. National Team Soccer Star Michael Bradley Says President Trump is ‘Completely Empty’

Michael Bradley, the captain of the United States of America‘s men national team and Major League Soccer club Toronto FC, has described the president of his country, President Donald Trump as “completely empty”. The ranting of the 32-year-old soccer star was ignited by the brutal murder of an African-American George Floyd by a white police […]

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George Floyd Murder: Police in the US can kill you if they ‘read you wrong’

Since Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin killed an African-American identified as George Floyd, the debate over the safety of black people in the United States of America has taken the centre stage. Nigerian born American footballer Nedum Onuoha, a former Manchester City defender who played for the USA national team, said he always feel unsafe […]

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Football clubs and football players around the world joined in protesting George Floyd’s death at the hand officer Derek Chauvin

Last week, officer Derek Chauvin and 3 other white officers of the Minneapolis police department watched a black, man died after they knelt on his neck and back.  The family’s independent autopsy report says George Floyd’s cause of death was asphyxiation from sustained pressure. As a result, there are many public outcries to condemn the killing […]

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Liverpool Kneel for George Floyd, Pogba, FIFA Speak Out

Liverpool Football Club has joined the #BlackLivesMatter movement by paying tribute to George Floyd who was recently murdered by a Police officer in the United States of America. Before the Premier League club started their training session on Monday, all the players and coaches circled around the centre circle of the club’s training field and […]

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Paul Pogba spoke about George Floyd, a black man murdered by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin

Another unarmed black man was murdered in Minneapolis  by officer Derek Chauvin, and Paul Pogba said something about the ongoing racism issue in America and around the world.  To read more about the incident, please see the link below. Derek Chauvin: What we know about the former officer charged in George Floyd’s death Paul Pogba’s statement […]

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Jadon Sancho Supports ‘justice for George Floyd’

Borussia Dortmund and England international, Jadon Sancho, has come out to call for “justice for George Floyd” who was gruesomely murdered in a broad daylight by a Minneapolis police officer in the United States of America. Sancho who scored his first career hat-trick in the 0-6 bashing of Paderborn on Sunday, took off his shirt […]

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