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Mike Ditka Says Athletes Who Refuse to Respect National Anthem Can “Get the Hell Out”

Mike Ditka has strong words for those who would continue to disrespect the National Anthem.


NFL Hall of Famer Mike Ditka did not mince any words when giving his opinion on professional athletes kneeling for the National Anthem.  

When asked about his opinion on then kneeling in an interview with TMZ Sports, Ditka stated that “If you can’t respect our national anthem, get the hell out of the country.”

Ditka did paraphrase his statement by saying that perhaps he is “old fashioned” but he was still very clear with how he felt.



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