Despite now wearing USWNT jersey, Rapinoe kneels during anthem

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There was some question whether or not she would, but USWNT midfielder Megan Rapinoe didn’t let representing her country stop her from taking a knee during the national anthem.

Rapinoe had already made the gesture “as a nod to” Colin Kaepernick while playing for the Seattle Reign — when the opportunity (or opposition) allowed — but wasn’t sure whether she’d be able to make the controversial move while sporting “USA” on her chest.

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She did it.

The United States is playing Thailand on Thursday.