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Liverpool's Sadio Mané forgets to take 'Black Lives Matter' knee before kickoff (video)

Liverpool's Sadio Mané jogs back to the midfield line after everyone else took a knee before Sunday's Merseyside derby. (Photo by Simon Stacpoole/Offside/Offside via Getty Images)

Premier League teams have been taking a knee before kickoff in a show of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

Liverpool and Everton did the same on Sunday. It just took Sadio Mané a bit longer than everyone else.

As the other players dropped to a knee, Mané took off running from the midfield line, seeming to think the game was actually starting. Once he realized his error, he jogged back and took a knee as well.

Watch the moment around the 1-minute mark:

And here it is from another angle:

No doubt it was an innocent mistake. Ended up more entertaining than the actual Merseyside derby, anyway.

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