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Colin Kaepernick Nike ad riles President Trump

Colin Kaepernick Nike ad riles President Trump

The New England Patriots' star quarterback Tom Brady let the world know what he thought about the controversial Colin Kaepernick Nike ad with just one click on Instagram, and it is getting a lot of attention.

Nike is wasting no time in implementing its new "Just Do It" marketing campaign starring free agent NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, the polarizing figure that popularized player protests during the pre-game playing of the national anthem. I would love to see how they would protest Home Depot: 'The walls in my house must go!' And also, I'm not going to lie, those flaming Nikes makes me nearly want to pay more. "I have said that since Day 1".

"Don't ask if your dreams are insane, ask if they're insane enough", Kaepernick asks at the end of the spot.

"Especially proud to be a part of the Nike family today".

Some even took it as far as burning their own Nike gear and sharing images of it on fire on social media. He began kneeling during The National Anthem before NFL games as a silent protest against what he suggests is an ongoing oppression against people of color. "It's sad. But he continues to do the best that he can to support".

The two-minute commercial also includes the likes of fellow Nike advertisers Serena Williams and Shaquem Griffin, who was drafted by the Seahawks in April despite having only one hand.

"I'm never ideal but you know, just try to be the best that I can be and maybe I can just influence one person and that makes a change already".

Kaepernick, 30, hasn't played in the NFL since and is accusing the league of colluding to keep him off the field because of the player protests he instigated.

"I think every athlete, every human, and definitely every African-American should be completely grateful and honored how Colin and Eric [Reid] are doing so much more for the greater good", Williams told the Associated Press last week.


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