Did you know Howard Gayle was the first player of African descent to play for Liverpool FC?

Howard Anthony Gayle is the first black player to play for Liverpool. When he declined his nomination for an MBE he said:

“I am British, I was born here and my children were born here. There is no argument to be had about my patriotism. But the empire is something that oppressed black people.”

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