Pep Guardiola says wearing yellow ribbon has parallels with taking a knee

01 July 2020 03:46
Manchester City manager fined £20,000 by FA in 2018‘My yellow ribbon was defending a humanitarian cause’Pep Guardiola has said the yellow ribbon he was fined for wearing on the touchline shows support for a humanitarian cause that has parallels with the Black Lives Matter movement.In March 2018 the Manchester City manager was fined £20,000 by the Football Association for “wearing a political message” – displaying the ribbon – during an FA Cup tie at Wigan. He explained then this was to honour people imprisoned after calling for a vote over Catalonian independence from Spain. Related: Statue campaign for black footballer denied England cap in 1920s Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian