WATCH: U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Issue Statement Before Most Kneel During National Anthem

The U.S. Women’s national soccer team wore “BLM” jackets and most chose to kneel during the national anthem prior to playing the Netherlands.

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The team issued the following statement:

The team tweeted “We wear Black Lives Matter to affirm human decency. This is not political, it’s a statement on human rights.”