Norwegian foreign professional honored George Floyd in goal celebration

Tokmac NguenTokmac Nguen.Photo: Ned Alley / NTB scanpix

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Tokmac Nguen found the net for Ferencváros on Sunday night. The Norwegian football professional celebrated by honoring the late George Floyd who died during an arrest.

Away from home against Puskás Akadémia, Nguen scored with only 17 minutes played. The Norwegian sped past an opposition player and curled the ball low into the goal.

After the goal, the 26-year-old pulled up his jersey and showed an undershirt with the text “Justice for George Floyd”. The African American died after a policeman held him to the ground with a knee to his neck for several minutes during an arrest.

Floyd’s death has generated strong reactions around the world, and in the United States there are fierce protests and riots. Several sports stars are among those who have responded.

Nguen and Ferencváros eventually had to settle for 1-1 and one point in Sunday’s match. The team leads the Hungarian elite series by nine points.

© NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today

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