Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan stood arm-in-arm with his team today during the national anthem before kickoff of their game against the Baltimore Ravens in London.
The gesture comes in the wake of Trump's comments and tweets on protests during the anthem, in which he called on NFL owners to fire players who decide to kneel during the anthem. On Friday while speaking at a rally in Alabama, Trump asked the crowd "Wouldn't you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say 'Get that son of a b---- off the field right now, out, he's fired!'"
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Khan, a Pakistani-American, is the first person of color to own an NFL franchise. He also donated $1 million to Trump ahead of his inauguration.
New England Patriots ower Robert Kraft, another significant Trump donor, also spoke out against the president's comments, saying that he was "