Unity is power: Liverpool squad take a knee to join in ‘Black Lives Matter’ protest


Players together with Virgil van Dijk, James Milner, Joe Gomez, Andrew Robertson, Trent Alexander-Arnold and others took to Twitter and shared a image of the squad from the coaching session and wrote ‘Unity is power’.

Liverpool gamers throughout a coaching session on Sunday as they expressed solidarity in #BlackLivesMatter protest. (@_fabinhotavares)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Liverpool gamers on Monday joined in Black Lives Matter motion
  • Liverpool stars took a knee across the Anfield centre-circle on Monday
  • On final Monday, an unarmed black man was killed in the US that has sparked protests in the nation

The Liverpool squad on Monday expressed solidarity with the protesters who took to road following the demise of an unarmed black man in the US. The gamers took to a knee across the Anfield centre-circle to join in the Black Lives Matter motion that has sparked in the US and throughout varied different nations demanding an finish to racism.

Players together with Virgil van Dijk, James Milner, Joe Gomez, Andrew Robertson, Trent Alexander-Arnold and others took to Twitter and shared a image of the squad from the coaching session a caption ‘Unity is power’.

The photos tweeted by the gamers had been additionally shared by the official web page of Liverpool with the identical phrases and hashtag #BlackLivesMatter.

On Monday night time, an unarmed black man named George Floyd was killed after a Minneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck for greater than eight minutes, sparking protests throughout the town and in different areas of the nation.

Earlier in the day, basketball legend Michael Jordan additionally joined different athletes who voiced outrage over the demise of George Floyd.

Following the demise of Floyd, wide-scale arson, looting and vandalism had been additionally reported throughout a number of violence-affected cities in the US together with New York and Washington DC. Protesters have reportedly set fireplace to street indicators close to the White House and the scenario exterior continues to stay tense whilst curfew stays in place.

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