Raheem Sterling: The only disease right now is racism
(BBC) England and Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling has backed protests taking place across the UK, saying “the only disease right now is the racism that we are fighting”.
“This is the most important thing at this moment in time because this is something that is happening for years and years,” Sterling, 25, said.
Many sports people have spoken out in protest over Floyd’s death, with Sterling’s England team-mate Jadon Sancho making on-pitch statements in Germany’s Bundesliga.
“And at this moment in time, there’s only so much people can take.
There’s only so much communities and other backgrounds can take – especially black people.