Despite San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick being met with harsh criticism from some in the wake of his recent stance against partaking in the national anthem before games, support for the athlete is growing an exponentially high rate.
As reported, sales of Kaepernick jerseys have absolutely skyrocketed in support of the football player standing up for what he believes in.
Kaepernick's decision to refuse to stand for the national anthem continues to be “bigger than football,” and has since been sparking countless important conversations regarding inequality and police brutality.
According to reports, demand for his jersey has grown from being 20th in overall popularity for players on the 49ers to now being the most popular choice for fans looking to support the team by way of rocking their gear. Goes to show Kaepernick and his movement continues to build momentum, and has no signs of slowing down.
Keep it up, Colin, we got you!
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