A new statement issued by the White House on Tuesday said that the full Philadelphia Eagles Team “unable” to visit the celebration of the White House in honor of their victory Super Bowl LII over the New England Patriots. The statement says that the Eagles “I disagree because it is the president who will stand for the national anthem with pride” and that the 1,000 fans who are planning to attend the event program “deserve better.” traditionally visit the White House of the championship NFL teams for an annual event in honor of their Super Bowl victory. But this year, the ongoing controversy about whether NFL players the league has ingested can kneel during the national anthem in a political storm. A national debate on athletes during the anthem started up last year, when former San Francisco 49 quarterback Colin Kaepernick the first NFL athletes to kneel during the anthem was the treatment of racial minorities in the act there has Käpernick began to protest player a movement that has seen other NFL athletes, and even begin to kneel. President Donald Trump has already expressed his contempt for the athletes expressed its knees during the anthem, Tweet about it countless times, but the White House ceremony for the Eagles, as expected common. The controversy has been turned on again in May, when the NFL announced its teams for decision-making notes to choose when players kneel during the anthem, a step that the NFL Players Association said it will be a challenge. Some Eagles players had already said they would skip the ceremony at the White House, citing vocal critic of the president of the players who choose to kneel. Players who initially rejected absent Malcolm Jenkins, Torrey Smith and Chris Long.
Sports > White House says Philadelphia Eagles, can not ‘to attend Super Bowl celebration, because they have to deal with Trump on the National Anthem, disagree’