USMNT Shares Important Social Justice Message Before Match Against Wales
During the walkout and anthem in advance of the match against Wales today, the U.S. Men's National Team players took advantage of the moment to send and spread a meaningful message.
With the goal of inspiring action on social justice issues, all of the players had “Be the Change” adorned on the front of their anthem jackets. The spirit of their message is that each and every person has the ability, opportunity and responsibility to make a difference in our own way.
Also, on the back of the jacket, each player had the opportunity to include a personalized message representing something meaningful to them.
Below are the full list of messages:
|ADAMS, Tyler||UNITE IN TRUTH|
|BROOKS, John||STOP RACISM|
|CANNON, Reggie||BE ANTI-RACIST|
|DEST, Sergiño||BELIEVE TO ACHIEVE|
|GIOACCHINI, Nicholas||LOVE IN ALL|
|LLETGET, Sebastian||BLACK LIVES MATTER|
|McKENNIE, Weston||FOR SOCIAL INJUSTICE|
|MUSAH, Yunus||UNITED AS ONE|
|ODUNZE, Chituru||STRONGER TOGETHER|
|OTASOWIE, Owen||END POLICE BRUTALITY|
|REAM, Tim||TO UNITE EVERYONE|
|REYNA, Giovanni||SPREAD LOVE NOT HATE|
|RICHARDS, Chris||ENDING RACISM|
|ROBINSON, Antonee||ALL EQUAL|
|WEAH, Tim||WORLD PEACE|