Soccer star Megan Rapinoe kneeled during the national anthem of Sunday’s Seattle Reign-Chicago Red Stars game to show solidarity with San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
The NFL quarterback recently stirred controversy with his decision to protest police violence by remaining seated during the national anthem.
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Jessica Dolan captured an image of Rapinoe, a member of the Seattle Reign, taking a knee during the anthem before the match in Chicago.
Speaking to American Soccer Now after the match, Rapinoe said: “It was very intentional. It was a little nod to Kaepernick and everything that he’s standing for right now.” Read more…More about National Anthem, Megan Rapinoe, Colin Kaepernick, Entertainment, and Sports
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