Nike Debuts Colin Kaepernick 'Icon' Jersey; Sells Out Within Hours
Nike has debuted its Colin Kaepernick ‘ICON’ jersey; ??days after the former 49’ers quarterback settled his collusion case against the NFL for an undisclosed amount.
??Nike’s jersey is similar to Kaepernick’s #ImWithKap’ jersey having a black design and white lettering that sells for $150.
??Kaepernick, an outspoken activist, posted an ad for the jersey on his Twitter with the caption.??“For those true to themselves on and off the field.
Proudly, unapologetically and against all odds.
This is only the beginning.”??The apparel is the first Kaepernick jersey by Nike since the former athlete signed an endorsement deal in September 2018.
??A spokeswoman for Nike told USA Today “Kaepernick is one of the most inspirational athletes of this generation, who has leveraged the power of sport to help move the world forward.”??Kaepernick later announced on his Twitter the ‘Icon’ Jersey had already sold out.??Kaepernick thanked everyone who bought the jersey as well as thanking them for their continued support.
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