The league's commissioner, Roger Goodell, responded in a statement at the time, saying, "Divisive comments like these demonstrate an unfortunate lack of respect for the NFL, our great game and all of our players".
"There's plenty of space for people to express their views and to protest, but we love our flag and we love our anthem, and we want to keep it that way".
The president appeared to sing part of the anthem with his hand held over his heart. Most everyone is talking about that wild ending.
The post Did President Donald Trump Forgets The American National Anthem? appeared first on Nigerian Entertainment Today - Nigeria's Top Website for News, Gossip, Comedy, Videos, Blogs, Events, Weddings, Nollywood, Celebs, Scoop and Games. However, singing the Star-Spangled Banner is encouraged from school onwards - in some schools it is compulsory.
However, what caught the world's attention was how the president miserably failed at singing the National Anthem.
Aravosis said: "This is priceless, as only 3 hours after he tweeted this Trump tried to sing the National Anthem and forgot the words".
In May 2017, Trump swayed back and forth while patting his chest during the national anthem at a Memorial Day ceremony. The protest was meant to mock those conservatives who often call liberals "snowflakes".
Trump has criticised football players in the past for not treating the national anthem with sufficient respect.
With the Super Bowl around the corner, it's likely the issue of NFL player protests will resurface on the biggest night in football.
The act, to protest systemic racism and police brutality, was condemned by Trump, who said the National Football League should suspend the player. The majority of black voters disagree with Trump's condemnation of the National Football League protests. Nevertheless, the slack-jawed national anthem performance on Monday night was a bad look.