George Floyd: Chelsea join sporting world in demanding justice for late American

George Floyd: Chelsea join sporting world in demanding justice for late American

- Chelsea have said 'enough is enough' in wake of the tragic death of George Floyd death

- In a statement, the EPL club made it clear they are in solidarity with activists championing for justice for Floyd

- Floyd's death under police custody in Minneapolis was greeted with global anger, with thousands taking to the street in protest

English Premier League giants Chelsea have joined the sporting world in demanding justice for the late George Floyd.

Floyd tragically died in the hands of a police officer on Monday, May 26, in Minneapolis.

His death sparked global outrage, with a number of protesters taking to the streets in the US in support of 'Black Lives Matter' movement.

Chelsea have now shown solidarity for the campaign which has since gained momentum across the world.

The London-based club took to social media on Monday, June 1, to share a powerful message in the wake of Floyd's death, insisting "enough is enough."

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"Chelsea Football Club stands together with George Floyd and all victims in the fight against discrimination, brutality and injustice," the statement said.

"As a club, we are committed to being part of the solution, and we are joining our voice to all those calling for fairness, equality and meaningful change. Enough is enough. Together we are stronger," the statement concluded.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Liverpool players showed their support for late George Floyd by kneeling down in training and called for the end of racism in the world following the death of the African-American.

The world are still battling to come to terms the rationale that made American police to torture George Floyd openly to the point of death despite his pleas while on the ground.

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Jurgen Klopp and his wards recently resumed training at Anfield where they are preparing to play their remaining games this season in the Premier League.

In a photo sent on social media by Liverpool, players like Virgil Van Dijk, Andy Robertson, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane can be seen on their knees to show their frustration to the death of George Floyd.

Unity is strength #BlackLivesMatter is the message Liverpool players sent to the world in their response to the death of George Floyd.

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