No club has employed him since then. The ad featured the line “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything”.
The ad has gained much traction, both positive and negative, but some workers’ rights activists have criticised Kaepernick over his alignment with Nike; a company widely known for its poor working conditions and low wages in factories.
Rosa Celemente, an activist, told The New York Times that “activists, organizers and leaders sometimes make mistakes, and I think [Kaepernick} made a mistake by aligning himself with a company that exploits workers and breaks unions. It’s not just a capitalist company – it’s a hyper-capitalist company”.