KC Chiefs Fans Boo ‘Moment of Unity’ Prior To Game vs. Texans
The Kansas City Chiefs hosted the Houston Texans Thursday night for the NFL’s opening game of the 2020 season, and intended to provide a program of unity by locking arms with their teammates and opponents before the game– but the solemnity of the moment was messed up by fans booing in the stands.
The pregame activities at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri included gamers from both teams lining up down the center of the field with their arms locked together in a minute of silence for racial equality. NBC’s telecasted video feed caught audible booing originating from the fans.
The booing was loudly condemned on social networks, with many feeling that the players had chosen a way to express their assistance for racial equality in a respectful and thoughtful method, and nothing that was worthy of to be booed. Sports reporters in particular were highly crucial of the booing.
There were at least 2 possible counter-theories relating to the booing, nevertheless. There were reports that somebody yelled “Trump 2020!” in the stands and individuals booed in response to that, and another theory that the booing remained in reaction to the Texans’ late entry onto the field.