The gesture, which is a stance against racial injustice around the world, has appeared to trigger many who don’t agree with it, such as Nigel Farage, and are now calling the BLM movement political and have even attempted to label it as ‘Marxist.’
Gareth Southgate is out of touch with England fans.
They have a right to boo when players take the knee for Marxis… https://t.co/8SyX4bOoM9
Not only does this show a fundamental misunderstanding of BLM it also shows that they don’t really have a clue what Marxism is as footballers, who are some of the wealthiest athletes on the planet are probably some of the least Marxist people you’ll ever meet.
Lineker, who is always witty and quick off the mark on Twitter, responding to the Marxist accusations by saying “ I’ve never marked someone in my life.”
Some folk on here are accusing me of being a Marxist. A ridiculous accusation, I’ve never marked someone in my life… https://t.co/9eNokkdkAy