Despite now wearing USWNT jersey, Rapinoe kneels during anthem
There was some question whether or not she would, but USWNT midfielder Megan Rapinoe didn’t let representing her country stop her from taking a knee during the national anthem.
Rapinoe had already made the gesture “as a nod to” Colin Kaepernick while playing for the Seattle Reign -- when the opportunity (or opposition) allowed -- but wasn’t sure whether she’d be able to make the controversial move while sporting “USA” on her chest.
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She did it.
The United States is playing Thailand on Thursday.