People Are Applauding This NFL Player Who Was The Only One On His Team To Come Out For The National Anthem

Alejandro Villanueva is a veteran of the Army rangers.

During the national anthem on Sunday, Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle and Army ranger veteran Alejandro Villanueva stood alone during the national anthem.

During the national anthem on Sunday, Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle and Army ranger veteran Alejandro Villanueva stood alone during the national anthem.

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Leading up the game against the Chicago Bears on Sunday, coach Mike Tomlin said that the Steelers would not be on the field for the national anthem.

Leading up the game against the Chicago Bears on Sunday, coach Mike Tomlin said that the Steelers would not be on the field for the national anthem.

“We're not going to play politics. We're football players, we're football coaches,” Mike Tomlin told the NFL on CBS.

“We're not participating in the anthem today. Not to be disrespectful to the anthem, to remove ourselves from the circumstance. People shouldn't have to choose.”

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Here’s a look at the tunnel as the national anthem played.

Here's a look at the tunnel as the national anthem played.

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