(Former) Nike customers took to social media to convey their anger that Colin Kaepernick has landed a major role in Nike’s new advertisement.
NFL player Colin Kaepernick is the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback – who began the controversial ‘take a knee’ anthem protests at perceived social injustice in the US
Angry customers posted footage of them burning or destroying Nike sports gear, alongside the hashtags #JustBurnIt and #BoycottNike – view the video below.
First the @NFL forces me to choose between my favorite sport and my country. I chose country. Then @Nike forces me to choose between my favorite shoes and my country. Since when did the American Flag and the National Anthem become offensive? pic.twitter.com/4CVQdTHUH4
— Sean Clancy (@sclancy79) September 3, 2018
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