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NFL players may not kneel at the American national anthem

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American footballers who refuse to stand during the American national anthem, they will no longer get away with it. The respective clubs of those players are risking a fine.

Topbestuurder Roger Goodell of the National Football League (NFL) made Wednesday, the new measure is known. He did not mention how high the penalty can go up.

Last season was arranged for that athletes from the NFL, but also from the American basketbalcompetitie NBA, knelt as before the start of a competition the American national anthem sounded. Thus protested against the police brutality, mainly against african Americans.

Donald Trump will find that disrespectful. The American president called the American footballers who knelt in a tweet, and even ‘of both the Italian, ” and called Americans to not more season of the NFL. Vice-president Mike Pence left for that reason in October too early for a match between the Indianapolis Colts and the San Francisco 49ers.

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