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The US President Donald trump said on Twitter that he refused to follow team USA football.
“I will no longer watch their games!” — wrote trump. This happened after the football Federation of the USA (USSF) was allowed to get up to the athletes on his knee during the national anthem as a peaceful protest.
Dozens of U.S. cities covered protests accompanied by riots. They began after the death in Minneapolis of a black guard to George Floyd, who died after a rough arrest.
Protests against police brutality held in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, new York, Indianapolis, Boston, Detroit and many other cities. After the death of Floyd protesters and sympathetic citizens of the United States began to publicly get down on one knee in memory of the deceased, as well as protesting against the police action and harassment of blacks.
In may this year, said team USA Megan Rapino criticized the current President and called him a “white nationalist.” In 2017, the athlete stood on his knee during the anthem in the match against Thailand.
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