Soccer Player in Germany Displays Support For Eric Garner Following Goal

By Mike Cardillo

Anthony Ujah, a striker on German soccer club FC Köln, scored Saturday vs. FC Augsburg and afterward displayed a t-shirt bearing the “(I) Can’t Breath” message which has been a used in the wake of a New York grand jury’s decision last week not to indict police officers in the chokehold death of Eric Garner. The Nigerian player said after the game (via) he had been keeping up with the situation and wanted to show his support, “It’s very difficult for me and my family to deal with it.”

Over the weekend Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose and Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush wore warm-ups displaying the “I Can’t Breath” message.