Chelsea Stars Pulisic, Rudiger Call for End to Police Brutality


Chelsea stars Christian Pulisic and Antonio Rudiger took part in a video supporting the Black Lives Matter movement and calling for an end to police brutality.

FC Schalke and U.S.A. midfielder Weston McKennie posted a video on his social media today that interspersed footage of police officers using excessive force against African-Americans with clips of professional athletes saying: “Enough is enough.” Have a look below:

It’s mostly United States and German male footballers who appear in this video demanding social justice, but there are a couple of NBA players (Larry Nance Jr.), plus one women’s U.S. international (Mallory Pugh). The list of those stepping up for the cause include Jozy Altidore, Gio Reyna, Tyler Adams, DeAndre Yedlin, Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley.

McKennie is leading the charge here, and here was the first footballer to speak out, wearing an arm band with “Justice for George” written on it during his side’s match this past Saturday.

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  1. Twinomugisha Ambrose says

    And me say that ENOUGH IS ENOUGH.

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