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Former NFL star Colin Kaepernick has sparked outrage around the world with his controversial stance on standing during the national anthem. While many people around the world agreed with Kaepernick’s views, many called out the star athlete for his actions. Kaepernick made headlines when he refused to stand for the National Anthem a few years ago. His actions were an expression of dissent against the prevailing injustice towards the country’s minorities. Meanwhile, Shaquille O’Neal revealed in a recent interview his disagreement with the way Kaepernick protested.

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Shaq also previously disagreed with Kaepernick’s views when asked to comment on the matter. He still maintains the same feelings about this matter. Shaq revealed why he doesn’t side with athletes like Colin Kaepernick who see kneeling during the national anthem as a form of protest.

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during a recent interview with “time”Shaq was asked to comment on athletes like Colin Kaepernick choosing to kneel during the National Anthem. Kaepernick is a former NFL star who refused to stand during the national anthem, sparking backlash from various sections of the fan base.

NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 14: Shaquille O’Neal attends the ESPN Gala. “30 For 30. This Magic Moment’ screening during the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival at the SVA Theater on April 14, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Pont/WireImage)

Touching on the sensitive topic, Shaq said:My main message is that you do what you think is right. However, I, I’m going to stand. I didn’t say he was wrong. That’s not my place. If that’s how you feel, cool. But I’m never going to disrespect Sargs.”

O’Neill’s stepfather, Philip Harrison, is a former Army sergeant who played a major role in shaping his son’s life. Considering his sacrifices and patriotism for the country, the Los Angeles Lakers legend disagrees with athletes like Kaepernick. In fact, Big Diesel made it clear that he will never kneel during the national anthem, no matter how much hate he gets for it.

At that moment, people would like you to stand up and put your hand on your chest. If you want to say something, I would wait until after that moment, at the press conferenceShaq added.

Shaq has also disagreed with Kaepernick in the past

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The Colin Kaepernick controversy gripped the sports world in 2016. During a road game, Kaepernick knelt during the National Anthem. Many athletes and celebrities around the world have shown their support for the former NFL star.

Speaking about the whole issue, Shaquille O’Neal said: “I would never do that.” He has remained steadfast in his views and lately “time” In the interview, O’Neal detailed why he would never do what Kaepernick did.

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