Anthony Joshua joins Black Lives Matter protest on crutches

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Anthony Joshua was captured hobbling on crutches as he joined the Black Lives Matter movement.

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.

The protest held in his hometown of Watford.

At one stage, the heavyweight champion, who walked with crutches and wore a leg brace as he recovers from a training injury, addressed those gathered over a microphone.

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Speaking on his injury Joshua’s spokesperson confirmed to Sportsmail that the injury is not serious.

He said: ‘Anthony felt a slight twinge in his knee whilst training. The brace Is a precautionary measure on the advice of physios. It will be further checked by his doctors but there is no immediate concern.’