“I think it’s good that he’s not just a single player [protesting] Kimmich said, and it might also be an option to say something as a team. We are one world, one club, one soccer team and it doesn’t matter if you are black or white.
“We as players, like Sancho, have a lot of power to reach out to other people, to set an example and say something because what we are saying, people outside are listening, so this is a great opportunity to make a statement.
“As a footballer, you have great power in this world, so my opinion is that we can feel this responsibility and we can say something like Sancho.”
After an investigation into the four players’ protests opened, the German Football Association announced on Wednesday that it would not take action because it was “deliberate anti-racism measures by players, who are fighting for the same values that DFB seeks to support”.
She also assured that similar protests in the coming weeks will take place with impunity.
Of course we discussed that [making protests as a team] “Maybe we can do something. Maybe we should do something because we can’t provide something like this,” Kimmich added [racism] Place.
“We, as players on Instagram or on social media, can take our voice and use our strength to reach others that this will not happen in the future anymore. I think everyone should stay together and fight this racism, in football and in society.”