Trump says Nike sending 'terrible message' with Kaepernick ads

#JustBurnIt: Nike suffer Colin Kaepernick advert backlash

Here's what others had to say about its embrace of Kaepernick.

Nike's new ad campaign not only featured the footballer but also hinted at Kaepernick's political stand with their tagline: "Believe in something". Even if it means sacrificing everything.' He wrote out the statement alongside a Just Do It hashtag.

She said of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Kaepernick: "He's done a lot for the African-American community, and it's cost him a lot".

US President, Donald Trump heavily criticised the protest, claiming that National Football League owners should "get that son of a bitch off the field" when "somebody disrespects our flag". However, the National Football League, where Kaepernick hasn't played since the end of the 2016 season, had remained silent on the issue.

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has made no secret of his opposition to the social justice protests during the national anthem.

Reaction to Nike's bold choice was swift on social media. One Twitter user called Jordan said that, in typical American fashion, he's destroyed his sneakers with a drone strike, and used some nifty animation that looks like his shoes are being bombed.

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A man's voice is heard over the video saying, "Sorry Nike. Can you let me know?"'.

John Rich of the country duo Big and Rich, tweeted along with a photo, "Our Soundman just cut the Nike swoosh off his socks".

"It's sad. But he continues to do the best that he can to support". But for Eagles defensive end Chris Long, Nike took a major step in marketing Kaepernick. A "Make America Great Again" hat was found in Brady's locker ahead of the 2016 election, and both Brady and Trump have referred to the other as a friend in the past. Bitter pill to swallow, I'm sure. "Bet they anticipated it".

She said Nike unveiled the campaign last week by releasing a film featuring Serena Williams entitled "Voice of Belief".

The NFL desperately wanted the case to be dropped, citing lack of evidence, but Kaepernick received a major win just a few days ago after the arbitrator ruled in favor of Kap.

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