Barca names new captain following Iniesta departure The Argentina global takes over from Iniesta following his move to Vissel Kobe in the J League at the end of the 2017-18 campaign. The forward, Barca's all-time record goalscorer with 552 in all competitions, already wears the armband for the Argentina.
The union has changed its tone since Dolphins Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson got down on one knee and Robert Quinn raised a fist in support during the anthem before Thursday night's pre-season game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. "Numerous players, from different teams, wanted to show their "outrage" at something that a lot of them are unable to define", he said in one tweet. The rule also says if players decide to go on the field for the anthem, they must stand or they could be fined. Find another way to protest.
Team owner Stephen Ross has said he would like his players to stand for the anthem. According to Skirvin, the Broward PBA accepted the invitation because the National Football League had announced in May that protesting during the anthem would be against policy. "We remain committed to working with the players to identify solutions and to continue making progress on important social issues affecting our communities".
"Before we enjoy this game let's take some time to ponder that more than 60 per cent of the prison population are people of colour", he tweeted ahead of the game.
"My brother @kstills continued his protest of systemic oppression tonight by taking a knee".