Photos of two-time unified heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua walking with the aid of crutched have surfaced on the internet. Anthony Joshua who came out to show support for blacks by joining the racial injustice protest in England was seen walking around with crutches.
Joshua’s spokesperson confirmed that his injury is not a serious one. He said ‘Anthony felt a slight twinge in his knee whilst training. The brace Is a precautionary measure on the advise of physios. It will be further checked by his doctors but there is no immediate concern.’
Wearing a black hoodie with the movement’s name on the front, the WBA, WBO and IBF world champion joined hundreds of others on the peaceful protest on Saturday afternoon. At one stage, Joshua, who walked with crutches and wore a leg brace as he recovers from a training injury, addressed those gathered over a microphone. Joshua is the latest high profile sports star to back the BLM movement following the death of African American George Floyd, who was killed by a white police officer in Minneapolis, United States.