Schalke 04’s US-born player wears ‘Justice for George’ armband

first_imgRelatedPosts Whirlwind Bayern Munich dismantle Schalke in season opener Visa Ban: Kogi Government petitions US US-based woman loses millions to scammers in Abuja land deals Schalke 04’s Weston McKennie showed support on Saturday for protests in the US, sparked by the death of an unarmed black man in the hands of a white police officer in Minneapolis.The 21-year-old US-born McKennie wore an armband with the message: “Justice for George,” during Saturday’s 1-0 Bundesliga defeat at home to Werder Bremen. A photo of McKennie wearing the armband was published by Schalke 04’s official account for the US, with the message: “#JusticeForGeorge.”Various American sports stars had previously shown support for the protesters after the death of 46-year-old George Floyd at the hands of the police this week.dpa/NAN.Tags: Derek ChauvinGeorge FloydSchalke 04United StatesWerder BremenWeston McKennielast_img read more

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