Weston McKennie of FC Schalke 04 showed his support for George Floyd, who was killed in a brutal police operation in the United States.
The 21-year-old wore a tie on his left upper arm with the inscription “Justice for George”. This was seen, among other things, in a photo McKennie tweeted and hashtag \35; JusticeforGeorge versah.
“I want to use my platform to draw attention to a problem that has been around for a long time,” the professional tweeted, “We have to stand up for what we believe in, and I think it’s time,
To be able to use my platform to bring attention to a problem that has been going on to long feels good!!! We have to stand up for what we believe in and I believe that it is time that we are heard! Justice forgeorgfloyd pics.twitter.com/TRB1AGm0Qx
— Weston McKennie (@WMckennie) 30. May 2020
McKennie was born in the USA. After the violent death of African American Floyd in Minneapolis, many US stars also protested.