Fifa Women’s World Cup: Megan Rapinoe’s Trump protest is a right all athletes should enjoy

//Fifa Women’s World Cup: Megan Rapinoe’s Trump protest is a right all athletes should enjoy

Fifa Women’s World Cup: Megan Rapinoe’s Trump protest is a right all athletes should enjoy

US women’s national soccer team star Megan Rapinoe doesn’t take a knee during The Star Spangled-Banner any more, that would be against US Soccer Federation rules, but she has found a quiet way to continue protesting regardless. During the US national anthem, Rapinoe has been standing silently, which originally dates back to September 2016 in solidarity with former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who was protesting racial injustice in America. And what started as an act of unity by taking a…

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