Schalke's US midfielder Weston McKennie wears an armband reading 'Justice for George' during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Schalke 04 v SV Werder Bremen on May 30, 2020 at the Veltins Arena in Gelsenkirchen, western Germany. - The policeman accused of killing unarmed African American George Lloyd in the US city of Minneapolis has been taken into custody, a state official announced Friday. Derek Chauvin, who was seen in an explosive video pressing his knee to the neck of handcuffed Floyd for at least five minutes on Monday, was arrested earlier Friday, said John Harrington, Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. (Photo by Bernd Thissen / POOL / AFP) / DFL REGULATIONS PROHIBIT ANY USE OF PHOTOGRAPHS AS IMAGE SEQUENCES AND/OR QUASI-VIDEO Foto: Bernd Thissen
Schalke's US midfielder Weston McKennie (1st-R) wears an armband reading 'Justice for George' during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Schalke 04 v SV Werder Bremen on May 30, 2020 at the Veltins Arena in Gelsenkirchen, western Germany. - The policeman accused of killing unarmed African American George Lloyd in the US city of Minneapolis has been taken into custody, a state official announced Friday. Derek Chauvin, who was seen in an explosive video pressing his knee to the neck of handcuffed Floyd for at least five minutes on Monday, was arrested earlier Friday, said John Harrington, Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. (Photo by Bernd Thissen / POOL / AFP) / DFL REGULATIONS PROHIBIT ANY USE OF PHOTOGRAPHS AS IMAGE SEQUENCES AND/OR QUASI-VIDEO Foto: Bernd Thissen
Weston McKennie mer armbindet undet Schalkes kamp mot Werder Bremen.

Bundesliga-spiller med George Floyd-armbind: – Må stå opp for det vi tror på

Bundesliga-klubben Schalke og deres amerikanske spiller Weston McKennie markerte støtte til avdøde George Floyd. Dødsfallet har ført til opptøyer i USA.

Det er opptøyer i flere amerikanske byer etter at den 46 år gamle afroamerikaneren George Floyd døde etter at han ble arrestert og politimannen Derek Cauvin presset kneet sitt mot halsen hans i over åtte minutter - selv om Floyd klaget over at han ikke fikk puste. Tre andre politimenn var også involvert i arrestasjonen.Hele hendelsen ble filmet, og dødsfallet ble gnisten som igjen fikk fyr på rasismedebatten i USA. Chauvin er arrestert og siktet for drap.I ettertid har en rekke