Thuram jr makes Moenchengladbach fly. And he kneels for Floyd. There is Dortmund – La Gazzetta dello Sport

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A brace and symbolic exultation for the victim of Minneapolis by the son of the former champion of Parma and Juve

Borussia Moenchengladbach beat Union Berlin 4-1 in the first of two postponements valid for the 29th day of the Bundesliga. Race without history, with the neroverdi scoring in the first half with Neuhaus on 17 ‘and with the son of art Marcus Thuram on 41’. In the second half, Anderson shortens the distance for Berliners in the 50th minute. Again Thuram Jr signed the 3-1 at 59 ‘, of Plea at 81’ the goal of the final 4-1.

The gesture for Floyd


Thuram was the protagonist of the match for the brace, but also for the symbolic gesture in protest for the death of George Floyd, in Minneapolis, suffocated by the knee on the neck by a policeman. The episode is sparking violent protests in the United States. The 22-year-old son of Lilian, a former Parma and Juve champion, knelt on the ground with his head lowered after the second of his two goals scored at the Union.

Like Kaepernick

The gesture recalls the protest of the American football player, Colin Kaepernick, who in 2016 knelt in the US anthem in protest against the violence suffered by African Americans, and was then followed by many famous athletes from the main American sports. In the standings, Borussia is confirmed in third place with 56 points on a par with Bayer Leverkusen. Union Berlin +4 on the relegation zone.



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