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Megan Rapinoe draws the ire of U.S. soccer by kneeling during the anthem before a national team game

Megan Rapinoe draws the ire of U.S. soccer by kneeling during the anthem before a national team game

Megan Rapinoe continued her protest against social injustice by kneeling during the national anthem before the U.S. women’s soccer game against Thailand on Thursday night.

It was the first time Rapinoe did so as a member of the national team, and U.S. Soccer was not happy about it.

"In front of national and often global audiences, the playing of our national anthem is an opportunity for our Men's and Women's National Team players and coaches to reflect upon the liberties and freedom we all appreciate in this country,” U.S. Soccer

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