Soccer Team Won’t Allow Megan Rapinoe to Disrespect Anthem Again By Playing it Ahead of Schedule
In a shocking turn of events, the Washington Spirit soccer team have found a solution to Megan Rapinoe’s protest of the National Anthem.
Earlier in the week, Rapinoe followed the example set by Colin Kaepernick by kneeling during the playing of the National Anthem, while also giving a ‘nod to Kaepernick’.
On Wednesday, the spirit released a statement that they would play the National Anthem sooner so the 148 fans in the stands wouldn’t be subject to the disrespect of the flag.
Washington Spirit prevents Megan Rapinoe taking a knee during national anthem by playing anthem ahead of schedule. pic.twitter.com/Oc54ljhFe1
— Grant Wahl (@GrantWahl) September 8, 2016
Literally, 0 people have been talking about Rapinoe’s protest and now with the release of this statement, they brought way more attention to it, which they were trying to avoid in the first place. FAIL.