League The former US goalkeeper talks about sports and politics controversy
Legend of US women’s national goalkeeper Hope SoloAn interview in which he talked about various topics such as kneeling during the United States National Anthem in addition to Controversial fight between Zlatan Ibrahimovic and LeBron James.
“In the United States, we call that hypocritical. Even since he said athletes should be silent, LeBron should be silent as a political sign. It is hypocrisy, it is wrong and stupid. I think you shouldn’t be talking about American policy. I don’t see LeBron talking about Swedish politics. I think it’s silly. I think Zlatan is a fool because he thinks sport has nothing to do with politics. “ The former goalkeeper said in an interview with Sports blast By beIN Sports. Sports and politics here in America go hand in hand. Sorry, I do not agree with these comments. I think he is a fool. I think he’s hypocritical and what I know is that silence never changes the world, and Zlatan probably never changes the world. “.
Hope Solo also spoke about the kneeling controversy during the US anthem and that American football has lifted the ban on doing so. “I represent the United States national team and I think it’s different when you represent your national team and when you represent your club. Personally, I will not kneel, but I respect everyone’s decision. “
He also just talked about how essential it is to use the national anthem at club level as in the NFL and in the NBA. “I don’t think it’s necessary, but at the same time I understand what that means for the NFL players. He stands in front of the Super Bowl, before the Monday night match, and we have to bear in mind that many of these players feel that way “They are making millions of dollars because they were born in the United States” and this is the only place the NFL is played.
Although it is also believed that the club-wide national anthem can be used as a vehicle for peaceful protest. “At the same time at the club level, not necessarily at the state level however At the club level, it can be used as a vehicle for peaceful protest. “Male solo. “I am proud that the United States Football Association decided to allow athletes to protest peacefully. It is our right as Americans.”