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Nike's North American vice-president for brand markering Gino Fisanotti told ESPN: "We believe Colin is one of the most inspirational athletes of this generation, who has leveraged the power of sport to help move the world forward".

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In the two-minute advert Kaepernick narrates before appearing halfway through as a reflection of a United States flag is visible on the facade of a building behind him.

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"Stay that way", Kaepernick said in the ad - which he posted to his Twitter account.

Kaepernick narrates the commercial, and it's revealed at the end that it's his voice we've heard. That was two years ago, while still a member of the San Francisco 49ers.

"Obviously Nike is very big in the industry, has some top athletes, so it was great to see", he added. "Ask if they are insane enough". The Game - who also runs his own charity organization, The Robin Hood Project for families in need - can't say whether he thinks it'll happen but he does have hope that they might.

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James, who features in the ad narrated by Kaepernick that is scheduled to air during the National Football League season opener between the Philadelphia Eagles and Atlanta Falcons, said that he stood by the sports giant during at a NY fashion show and awards ceremony. His case hinges on whether owners worked together rather than decided individually to not sign Kaepernick.

USA president Donald Trump slammed the decision while others posted pictures of burning Nike trainers and clothing in protest.

A day after Brady gave his social media approval of Nike's decision to make Kaepernick the face of its 30th anniversary "Just Do It" ad campaign, Patriots safety Devin McCourty offered his endorsement of the Nike-Kaepernick pairing.

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Stills, who talks often with Kaepernick, said he senses increasing support for the protesters as their cause is better understood.

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