Germany’s top flight Bundesliga teams showed their support for the ever-growing Black Lives Matter movement with a range of protests during fixtures throughout the country over the weekend.
Both Borussia Dortmund and Herther Berlin players all took a knee together around the centre circle before their meeting at Signul Iduma Park.
Dortmund players warmed up in T-shirts with messages which included ‘No Peace, No Justice’, and ‘United Together’.
Bayern Munich players wore T-shirts which said ‘Red Against Racism’ before their 4-2 win at Bayer Leverkusen.
During the game, the Bundesliga leaders also wore armbands which read ‘Black Lives Matter’.
Mainz’s Cameroon-born striker, Pierre Kunde took a knee after scoring his side’s second goal in their 2-0 win against Eintracht Frankfurt.
Around the world, record-breaking Grand Slam legend, Serena Williams, France’s World Cup-winning captain, Paul Pogba and six-time Formula 1 Grand Prix champion Lewis Hamilton MBE have all raised their voices over police brutality against Black people.