Marcus Rashford and Paul Pogba send powerful anti-racism messages in the wake of George Floyd’s murder by w

Marcus Rashford and Paul Pogba send powerful anti-racism messages in the wake of George Floyd’s murder by w thumbnail

SPEAKING OUT Manchester United team-mates Marcus Rashford and Paul Pogba have sent powerful anti-racism messages sparked by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Mr Floyd died last Monday after a white police officer held him down by pressing a knee into his neck and sports stars have joined in the widespread condemnation. Getty Images – Getty Paul Pogba made sure to have his voice heard on social media England forward Rashford said: “I know you guys haven’t heard from me in a few days. I’ve been trying to process what is going on in the world. “At a time I’ve been asking people to come together, work together and be united, we appear to me more divided than ever. People are hurting and people need answers. “Black lives matter. Black culture matters. Black communities matter. We matter.” United colleague Pogba also joined the calls and revealed his sadness on his Instagram account. Getty – Contributor The England international took to Twitter to issue a statement View this post on Instagram During the past few days I have thought a lot about how to express my feelings about what happened in Minneapolis. I felt anger, pity, hatred, indignation, pain, sadness. Sadness for George and for all black people who suffer from racism EVERY DAY! Whether in football, at work, at school, ANYWHERE! This has to stop, once and for all! Not tomorrow or the next day, it has to end TODAY! Violent acts of racism can no longer be tolerated. I can’t tolerate I won’t tolerate WE WON’T TOLERATE Racism is ignorance LOVE is intelligence STOP the silence STOP racism #NoToRacismWeAllOne #JusticeForFloyd #GeorgeFloyd #BlackLivesMatter A post shared by Paul Labile Pogba (@paulpogba) on Jun 1, 2020 at 8:34am PDT He wrote: “During the past few days I have thought a lot about how to express my feelings about what happened in Minneapolis. I felt anger, pity, hatred, indignation, pain, sadness. “Sadness for George and for all black people who suffer from racism EVERY DAY! “Whether in football, at work, at school, ANYWHERE! This has to stop, once and for all! Not tomorrow or the next day, it has to end TODAY! “Violent acts of racism can no longer be tolerated. I can’t tolerate. I won’t tolerate. WE WON’T TOLERATE. Racism is ignorance. LOVE is intelligence.”,
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