- Former President Donald Trump pointed out who is to blame for the United States not winning gold at the Olympics.
- In a statement, Trump attacked the American players who did not stand up to hear the anthem in Tokyo.
- “Everything that is woke goes bad, and our soccer team certainly has,” said the former president.
Former President Donald Trump said on Thursday that if the women’s soccer team led by “a radical group of manic leftists” had “respected the national anthem” at the Tokyo Olympics, instead of the bronze medal, they would have won gold.
The women’s soccer team, winner of two world championships (2015 and 2019), won bronze after beating Australia (3-4), suffering until the end despite the advantage obtained thanks to Megan Rapinoe, who scored twice, in minute 8 and 20, in the hour of the match she played.
Trump says that if players had respected the anthem they would have won gold
In a statement sent by mail, Trump attacked the American players who did not stand up to listen to the anthem in Tokyo, which he referred to with the term “woke,” reported the Efe agency. To read Trump’s statement on the Olympic Games click HERE.
That word, which does not have a literal translation in Spanish, is used for athletes who show their dissatisfaction with the system and racial injustice in the United States in this way and for those who carry out other public demonstrations of the same type.
“Our football team has certainly gone bad”
“Everything that is ‘woke’ is going wrong and our soccer team has certainly gone wrong,” said the former president. Although she appreciated that there were some “patriotic” players who listened to the anthem standing up, she indicated that more athletes are needed who “respect our country and our national anthem”.
Trump, who in 2019, when he was president, had a confrontation with the captain of the national team, Megan Rapinoe, who did not want to visit the White House, recommended changing the “wokesters” for patriots to start winning again.
“The purple-haired woman played terribly.”
“The purple-haired woman (Rapinoe) played terribly. He spends a lot of time thinking about radical leftist politics instead of doing his job, ”Trump said without mentioning who was one of the party’s stars.
Rapinoe is an advocate for numerous LGBT organizations, including the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) and Athlete Ally. She is also an activist for equal treatment and visibility towards women’s football.
The message Michelle Obama left to the gymnast Simone Biles after retiring in the Olympic Games
The favorite gymnast from all over the US, Simone Biles, in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games decided to ‘abandon’ the competition first claiming an injury and later it was clarified that it was due to confidence problems and mental things, which was the first Lady Michelle Obama reacted.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games started a week ago and there are already several unexpected stories that have stolen the headlines, and while China, Japan and Russia grab the headlines, the US is struggling to play the role that everyone expected from their athletes and win. the long-awaited first place in the medals.
Simone Biles decided to drop out of competitions at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Simone Biles will not participate in the gymnastics finals before a personal decision when at the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020 she was the great favorite of the United States to destroy, however, the athlete decided to speak up and ‘silence’ her detractors so her mind is happening right now.
“Since entering the place, I am alone, confronting the demons in my head. I have to do what is good for me and focus on my mental health and not compromise my well-being ”, were the words of the gymnast that all the world media replied before her unexpected exit from the finals of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Michelle Obama disappointed? He sent a message alluding to Simone Biles
The pressure of the athletes to be perfect and to give the best of their roles in the competition, weighed too much on the shoulders of the gymnast who admitted not being properly prepared mentally to face the criticism, qualifications and the expectations of everyone about her.
“I’m going to take it day by day and see what happens,” said Simone Biles, who did not deny the possibility of rejoining the Olympic Games competitions in the following days, as she did not compete in a group with her companions, who remained in second place falling against Russia.
The powerful message of Barack Obama’s wife at the Olympics
“We’ll see what happens on Thursday. I am trying to redirect the situation for the next test, “said Simone Biles in an interview with the media when questioning her about the drastic decision she made as the great favorite to take gold medals in gymnastics events.
The reactions to what happened were immediate and there were many people who did not agree with this decision, but athletes and public figures recognized his effort; Among them Michelle Obama, a former first lady who, unlike Jill Biden, who did not comment on the matter, did not remain silent and sent a message.
Jill Biden is silent, but Michelle Obama does not, regarding what happened with Simone Biles
When everyone reacted to the news of Simone Biles at the Olympic Games, Jill Biden, who would have traveled days ago to support the US delegation, did not issue any message, but Michelle Obama decided to send her support and solidarity in this regard with her words.
Am I good enough? Yes I am. The mantra that I practice daily. @Simone_Biles, we are proud of you and we support you. Congratulations on the silver medal, Team @USA! ”He wrote on Twitter, a message that has already had more than 135 thousand shares and almost 10 thousand comments.
The controversial statement confirming the decision of the US gymnast
Through a statement from the US Gymnastics Association, the following can be read: “After further medical evaluation, Simone Biles has withdrawn from the final individual competition at the Tokyo Olympics in order to focus on her mental health.” , you can read.
“Simone will continue to evaluate every day if she can participate in the individual finals next week. We wholeheartedly support Simone’s decision and applaud her courage in prioritizing her well-being. His courage shows, once again, why he is a role model for so many, “the statement concluded.
Reactions to Michelle Obama’s message after Simone Biles’ decision
The message of former First Lady Michelle Obama, sparked controversy and revealed people’s comments regarding her decision to withdraw from the Olympics: “Half of the people questioning the strength of Simone Biles can’t even wear a mask restaurant ”,“ Simone Biles is an American heroine that we can all learn from ”,“ Let this be a lesson for all women ”.
“I love this, I love that she is an example to give yourself permission to take care of yourself mentally and that’s okay”, “A woman who quit and didn’t see teamwork. If it was too fragile it shouldn’t have been there in the first place, it was selfish “,” You went to represent the country, about people who were stronger than you, you took away their place if you weren’t ready, “they said. Filed Under: Trump Olympics.
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