After beating Iran last week, Gareth Southgate, his manager, said taking a knee was a way for his players to make their voices heard.
Kneeling is a symbolic gesture against racism initiated by American football player Colin Kaepernick in 2016.
In the Premier League, the gesture still stands, even in international competitions outside the UK
England players They went back to their knees before starting Tuesday’s game against WalesA gesture described by the coach of the team as an act of solidarity. And so they raise their voices against racism. He did it in all of the games He has played so far in Qatar 2022.
After their victory over Iran last week, manager Gareth Southgate claimed that kneeling was a way for his players to make their voices heard.
“People know what we stand for”, Southgate said. “People know this group of players, we got down on our knees because it’s something we feel we can make a difference with. And so we have to direct our energies in the right direction.”
Kneeling is a symbolic gesture against racism initiated by American football player Colin Kaepernick Wn 2016 protesting the lack of attention to the problems of racial inequality and police brutality in the United States.
Since then, many athletes have fallen to one knee rather than heeding the national anthem or other similar occasion. In the Premier League, the gesture still stands, Even in international competitions outside the UK.