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Liverpool players kneel down at Anfield in tribute to George Floyd

Liverpool players knelt down at Anfield on Monday in a tribute to George Floyd and the image was shared on social media with the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter.

Floyd, who is black, died in police custody in Minnesota after a white police officer kneeled on his neck for more than eight minutes. The incident sparked protests in cities across the United States. The protests have now spread to Europe with people gathering in London and Berlin.

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Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was charged in the death of the 46-year-old Floyd.