Eintracht Frankfurt don Black Lives Matter jerseys in German Cup match

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Eintracht Frankfurt players donned the slogan "#BlackLivesMatter" across their jerseys in their German Cup semifinal match on Wednesday against Bayern Munich (Watch on ESPN, 2:45 p.m. ET).

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The German top flight club revealed the jersey on social media on Wednesday, saying later the jersey had been sold out.

Players and teams in Germany have expressed solidarity in the wake of the May 25 killing of George Floyd, a black man, by a white police officer in Minneapolis. Floyd's death has spurred demonstrations against racial injustice around the world.

Several clubs paid tributes last weekend to Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement on their warm-up shirts prior to league matches. Marcus Thuram, Jadon Sancho, Achraf Hakimi and Weston McKennie have been among the players who have showed their support.

The tributes come after the German football federation (DFL) said it wouldn't punish players for on-field protests related to Floyd's death because it believes their anti-racism messages match the federation's own principles.

FIFA, whose rules prohibit "any political, religious or personal slogans, statements or images" on equipment, made a rare public statement last week in which it urged competition organizers to apply "common sense'' and consider not sanctioning players for solidarity during matches.