Intimidating football chants
Iceland’s Cinderella run during the summer’s Euro 2016 tournament was amazing for so many reasons.It was a nation of 300,000 people with little soccer history taking down a traditional power like England on the biggest stage. ” simultaneously could end up being one of the great traditions in the NFL.
He became more concerned, he posted, when he heard chants of “USA! They were playing my kids, 22 minutes down the freeway,” he wrote.
Schult, another alum, also said the students were "obnoxious" and "rambunctious." But he felt race played no role in their actions, and he pointed to provocation by the Black Hebrew Israelites.
He did, however, say students should reconsider wearing political apparel while on a school trip and may have been better served by simply walking away, a sentiment Nick expressed on the "Today" show on NBC.
Others declared it a misunderstanding, saying some students arrived at the game in patriotic colors to commemorate the anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. The principal began the social media storm by commending his team, which played hard in a 42-21 defeat.
“It would have been easy to blame the racist welcome the ‘Saints’ received as they walked into the stadium and read the posters referencing — Trump, ‘We love White,’ ‘Build the Wall’ and various other politically and racially-charged statements,” he posted after the game.