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Thuram, Sancho and Hakimi Lead Bundesliga Protests Amid Ongoing Unrest In U.S.

The trio offered their backing following goals amid demonstrations against racism and police brutality in America.

Marcus Thuram, Achraf Hakimi and Jadon Sancho have offered their support amid the ongoing protests in the United States as the Borussia Monchengladbach striker and Borussia Dortmund duo responded to the fight against police brutality and racism.

The U.S. has seen protests spark across the country in the aftermath of the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor in Minneapolis and Louisville, respectively.

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Both Floyd and Taylor, who were African-American, were killed by police, becoming the latest deaths in a country that has seen a number of similar incidents in recent years.

Floyd’s killing, is the most recent catalyst, following the the death of Ahmaud Arbery, who was killed by father and son Gregory and Travis McMichael while jogging in Brunswick, Georgia on February 28.

The Police officer, Derek Chauvin has been charged with third-degree murder several days after video emerged of him kneeling on Floyd’s neck for several minutes.

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In the leadup and aftermath of Chauvin’s arrests, protests broke out throughout the country, with those ongoing gatherings often leading to standoffs between citizens and police with destruction of property and looting also becoming part of the story.

Source: goal.com

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