American Soccer Star Is About to Be the Next Colin Kaepernick
American soccer player Megan Rapinoe just boasted that she will “probably never sing the national anthem again” because of her hatred for President Donald Trump.
Fox News reported that Rapinoe first gained fame when she became the first white athlete to take a knee during the national anthem after NFL player Colin Kaepernick started doing so to protest race relations in the United States. In her latest interview, Rapinoe described herself as a “walking protest” who believes the Trump administration doesn’t “value all American equally.”
“I’ll probably never put my hand over my heart,” Rapinoe said. “I’ll probably never sing the national anthem again.”
“I feel like it’s kind of defiance in and of itself to just be who I am and wear the jersey, and represent it,” she continued. “Because I’m as talented as I am, I get to be here, you don’t get to tell me if I can be here or not. So it’s kind of a good ‘F you’ to any sort of inequality or bad sentiments that the administration might have towards people who don’t look exactly like him. Which, God help us if we all looked like him. Scary. Really scary. Ahh, disturbing.”
Describing the backlash she received for taking a knee, Rapinoe said that it “wasn’t super easy for me.”
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“I think that was a really good lesson for me: This is what it’s going to take for things to change, norms to change, conventions to change, to try to break down white supremacy and break down racial bias,” Rapinoe said. “It’s going to take it being hard. For everyone. … That really resonated with me.”
It’s both sad and pathetic that this woman has allowed her Trump derangement syndrome to make her hate her home country with such a passion. If she really hates America so much, perhaps Rapinoe should leave and move to another country. If she did that, she would soon find that it is a huge challenge to find another country that offers her as many freedoms as our great nation does. I don’t know about you, but I’m sick of spoiled, ungrateful liberals publicly bashing our country!