England and Borussia Dortmund forward Jadon Sancho who is a major target for Manchester United in the next transfer window recorded his first-ever hat-trick for German side yesterday when they played against bottom place Paderborn. Sancho has joined the number of sports stars adding their voice to worldwide protests against racism in the world.
A Protests have been on-going after an unarmed black-American George Floyd who was held and chocked to death by Minneapolis police in the United States of America. Jadon Sancho unveiled a ‘Justice for George Floyd’ T-shirt after scoring for Borussia Dortmund against Paderborn.
Also, earlier in the first game of the day which was between Borussia Moenchengladbach and F.C Union Berlin, Marcus Thuram took a knee after scoring for to also send a protest message for George Floyd. Jodan Sancho, who scored a hat-trick as Dortmund thrashed Paderborn 6-1, was however shown a yellow card for the gesture.
Jadon Sancho later wrote on Instagram: “Delighted to get my first career hat trick, a bittersweet moment personally as there are more important things going on in the world today that we must address and help make a change. He also said: “We shouldn’t fear speaking out for what’s right, we have to come together as one & fight for justice. We are stronger together! #JusticeForGeorgeFloyd.”
Also, an American tennis player Serena Williams, a 23-time Grand Slam champion, shared a lengthy post on Instagram. Underneath a video of a young black girl asking why she is treated differently to others because of her skin colour, a “heavy-hearted” Williams wrote that she was “lost for words