Colin Kaepernick gets a lot of attention on Twitter on Thursday.
That’s because a Twitter account called @SuperToughScene posted that Colin Kaepernick signed a one year / $ 9 million contract with the New York Jets.
The news of Colin Kaepernick’s contract that left the team since 2016 and is virtually retired has surprised everyone.
Colin Kaepernick was a star player who led the NFC Championship game for the second year in a row, including the Super Bowl in 2013, so the news of Kaepernick’s return made everyone excited.
But this tweet is fake.
This account, which parodyed ESPN’s Sports Center account, said: “JUST IN: The New York Jets have signed free agent QB Colin Kaepernick to a 1 year / $ 9 million contract.” Said.
After the tweet was posted, there are no official reports of Colin Kaepernick’s signature in the actual Sports Center account and other signed news.
What happened to Colin Kaepernick in 2016?
Colin Kaepernick participated in the 2016 Green Bay Packers and Demonstration Games.
Before the start of the game, the ‘The Star Spangled Banner’ rang, and everyone stood up, but Colin Kaepernick sat down.
After the match, reporters asked questions about Colin Kaepernick’s actions, and Colin Kaepernick said, “I don’t want to get up for a racist country.”
Colin Kaepernick’s declaration was a major wave in American society where black-and-white conflict continued.
Colin Kaepernick was criticized for the incident, and President Donald Trump accused him of “going back to the right country for him.”
But there were also people who supported Colin Kaepernick.
President Barack Obama said, “Colin Kaepernick fulfilled his rights because the US Constitution clearly states the right to freedom of expression.”
The San Francisco 49ers club and coach Chip Kelly also said they respect Colin Kaepernick’s intentions.
Adam Jones of MLB Baltimore Orioles advocated Colin Kaepernick, saying, “Baseball is a game of white people so baseball players want to cover this black and white conflict.”
As sports players supported Colin Kaepernick, the public began to support him.
However, at the 2016 election, Colin Kaepernick declared that he would not vote. The reason is that I think the vote is hypocritical.
Later, Colin Kaepernick was criticized by many.
Colin Kaepernick played for the San Francisco 49ers from 2011 to 2016.