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Sancho will not face disciplinary action over T-shirt message

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Jadon Sancho, Achraf Hakimi, Marcus Thuram and Weston McKennie will face no disciplinary action for displaying protest messages regarding George Floyd.

Sancho and his teammates appear to be safe from further action after the recent messages displayed in their 6-1 victory against Paderborn.

FIFA normally forbid players to display such messages but the body has urged leagues to use ‘common sense’ before taking any action.

Sancho and Hakimi both revealed t-shirts with “Justice for George” messages during Borussia Dortmund’s win at Paderborn.

Thuram took a knee after scoring for Borussia Monchengladbach; and Schalke’s American midfielder McKennie wore a “Justice for George” armband.

As per BBC, the German Football Association (DFB) said no proceedings would take place against the four players “because of their solidarity and anti-racism statements”.

It added: “The panel also intends to maintain this line in the event of renewed anti-racism campaigns to mark the violent death of George Floyd on the coming match days.”

Sancho was yellow-carded after the celebration but it was for taking off his shirt rather than for the message itself.