The referee wanted McKennie takes off his armband - but Schalke resisted

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The referee wanted McKennie takes off his armband - but Schalke resisted
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  • The Sport as a political stage - from "Black Power" to "Justice for George Floyd"
  • prohibition is clearly more correct the political statement is not ridiculous, but the fault of the DFB

Weston McKennie wants to lead his Protest against racism and police violence. In an Interview with the U.S. magazine "Forbes" announced the 21-year-old professional of FC Schalke 04 a Video that he wants to spread, probably this Tuesday on the social networks. Therein brutality against Blacks to be seen.

In addition, the U.S. national team player described that he had experienced in a Cup match with a lower division club self-racism. There is a Heimfan got him a "monkey" and Monkey sounds and Gestures, vilified, and provoked.

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He hate to talk about such incidents, - said McKennie. "But if I'm not talking about when I say what happened with me and my family, and I'm not aware of, we will never have the power to change something," said McKennie.

The midfielder had worn last Saturday against Werder Bremen (0:1) an armband with the inscription "Justice for George" (justice for George). So McKennie documented its solidarity with the US in a brutal police operation killed Afro-Americans, George Floyd.

Modeste closes McKennie, Sancho, Hakimi and Thuram to

The Schalke was, according to its own information, aware that his punishment by the DFB could face, because political messages are not allowed on the football field actually. Referee Felix Zwayer had asked him in the game even the armband off. But he didn't want that.

The League and the football associations would always preach: "no to racism." He was absolutely ready for his or her Actions to stand up. "If I must Express to bear the consequences, to Express my opinion, my feelings, for the to stand up for what I believe in - then I have to do that."

in addition to McKennie had the Dortmunder Jadon Sancho and Achraf Hakimi, as well as Gladbach's Marcus Thuram various actions against racism and police violence. On Monday evening Anthony Modeste joined from 1. FC Cologne. After his goal against RB Leipzig (2:4) showed the Frenchman the white inner surface of its right, and the dark outer side of his left Hand next to each other in the camera.

In the Social media posted Modeste after the game a photo of the scene. "No to racism. Stronger together. Justice for George Floyd," wrote the 32-Year-old to do so. Also, the Association shared the picture and described the action as a "clear Signal".

Adams sad and frustrated,: "enough is Enough"

the American national team player Tyler Adams of RB Leipzig was behind the Initiative. To represent as an African American, the day in and day out is proud to be America in the game in the world, he was sad and frustrated, wrote to Adams on Instagram. In addition, he published a picture of soccer shoes with the inscription "Black Lives Matter" (Black lives count).

"Together, our voices will bring justice for these crimes. Enough is enough," wrote Adams, and demanded justice for Floyd. "A Nation, a Team. On and off the field," said the 21-Year-old.

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Updated Date: 03 June 2020, 18:26

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