The Major Arena Soccer League on Tuesday released a statement in the wake of nationwide protests following the May 25 death of George Floyd while in custody of Minnesota police.
The complete statement follows below:
The Major Arena Soccer League is united in supporting all communities of color. We stand against racism and injustice in any form. We raise our voice to support the black community, and to express our grief and shock at the loss of George Floyd.
Soccer is a sport that unites us all, regardless of where we come from or the color of our skin. We stand shoulder-to-shoulder with those peacefully seeking systemic change and a racially just society. We seek to be part of the solution for positive change in our individual communities.