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Infantino – Bundesliga players should not be punished for protests

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has voiced his opinion on the debate concerning the protest of Bundesliga players against the death of George Floyd during matches. He insisted that the players should instead be applauded for showing support. It can be recalled that England international and Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho received a booking for taking off his jersey during a Bundesliga match to display a T-shirt emblazoned with 'Justice for George Floyd' His teammates Achraf Hakimi and Schalke midfielder Weston McKennie displayed the same messages on their bodies during the weekend in what was a technical breach of the laws of the game. This resulted in the German Federation's consideration of a disciplinary case although they expressed pride in their actions. READ: Chels...