Nike releases Kaepernick ad to run during National Football League opener
06 September, 2018, 09:58 | Author: Donna Miller
The spot features Colin narrating inspiring messages about overcoming the odds while real video of really inspirational athletes plays on the screen.
He closes with the mantra that first appeared in his marketing for Nike on Monday: "Believe in something. Picture OBJ wearing yours".
"Yeah. First of all, I do have tremendous respect for Nike as a company and for Phil Knight and just everything they've meant to sports", Jones said.
"If you're born a refugee, don't let it stop you from playing soccer for the national team at age 16", Kaepernick says in the ad, referencing Davies being added to Canada's national men's team in 2017.
Nike launched into the political fray this week by announcing that Colin Kaepernick will be among those featured in its 30th anniversary "Just Do It" ads. Footage of Nike-endorsed stars LeBron James and Serena Williams are included. "You think of all these guys who voted for Trump", Kimmel said. That was two years ago, while still a member of the San Francisco 49ers.
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His goal is to get people to donate their Nike shoes instead of destroying them.
President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump denies calling Sessions "mentally retarded, ' "dumb Southerner" Pressley blasts Trump as "racist, misogynistic, truly empathy-bankrupt" Capuano falls to Democratic challenger Pressley in Mass. primaryMORE was quick to lead the charge against Kaepernick's and subsequent National Football League players" protests, calling them unpatriotic and saying that National Football League players should be fired and fined for such actions. The former Manchester United captain has never shied away from getting involved in social causes, and his latest post shows his full support for Kaepernick on his quest for social justice. "Customers want to connect on a deeper level with a brand, and despite the few loud angry voices, the quieter population of supporters, deeply appreciates the stance".
But someone on the other side of the argument commented: "I can't believe THIS is the guy that @Nike want's to be the "FACE" of their company!"
"I feel they can choose or they cannot choose and it's their choice".
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Nike's Colin Kaepernick campaign sends 'terrible message'
Kaepernick began his kneeling during the national anthem in the 2016 season and was not with an NFL team previous year . If Nike's move pays off or not, Kaepernick will be bringing in a good amount of dough without strapping those pads on.