German Soccer players sent a Brilliant Message to Donald Trump!
The kneeling movement started by American NFL players are spreading everywhere like a wildfire. Players from the German Soccer club Hertha berlin on Saturday knelt in solidarity with the NFL players protesting police brutality against Black people in the United States. The team put a statement on their twitter account, it says the gesture was meant as a show of unity with NFL players who have knelt during American national anthem. to protest police brutality and as a call to “stand against discrimination.”
“Hertha BSC stands for tolerance and responsibility,” the soccer club tweeted. “For a tolerant Berlin and an open-minded world, now and forevermore!”
— Hertha Berlin (@HerthaBSC_EN) October 14, 2017
In another picture, it shows more team players are kneeling in front of the team’s bench with a Message @TakeAKnee. “Berlin is colorful,” the Hertha stadium announcer said over the loudspeaker, according to ESPNFC. “Hertha BSC stands for diversity and against violence.”
“For this reason, we are joining forces with the protest of our fellow American athletes to take a stand against discrimination,” the message continued. “For a tolerant Berlin, both now and forevermore.”
The national anthem protests became a major controversy last month when Donald Trump said, during his campaign rally that athlets who kneel during anthem should be fired. He even abused NFL players like Colin by calling them “Son of Bi***Ch”.
“Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, ‘Get that son of a bitch off the field right now. He is fired,’ ” Trump said in September.
Ever since the attack of Donald Trump, the anthem movement has achieved great media attention and public attention. Civil society members, personalities from Hollywood and politics have supported the players right to protest.