A San Francisco 49ers cheerleader was pictured kneeling throughout the US nationwide anthem at a Nationwide Soccer League sport on Thursday.
The San Francisco Chronicle was amongst a number of media shops that revealed a tweeted picture of the unidentified girl on her proper knee earlier than the sport towards the Oakland Raiders at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California.
The newspaper stated the group didn’t touch upon the matter.
Kneeling throughout the anthem has develop into a type of protest amongst some NFL gamers since then-49er Colin Kaepernick started the motion as a protest towards racial injustice and police brutality two seasons in the past.
Thursday’s incident is believed to be a primary by a cheerleader.
Quarterback Kaepernick has been with no group since March of final yr, and has filed a grievance claiming the league’s house owners have colluded to maintain him out of labor.