Nike is doubling down on its resolution to signal Colin Kaepernick as the most recent face of the model; a brand new two-minute spot for the label has simply been launched starring the previous San Francisco 49er.
The industrial is ready to air throughout the NFL season opener, in accordance with TMZ. All through the clip, Kaepernick praises a number of of his fellow athletes whereas sharing inspirational messages with viewers. Serena Williams, Odell Beckham Jr, LeBron James, one-handed linebacker Shaquem Griffin of the Seattle Seahawks and others are acknowledged for what they do on and off the clock.
Relating to Odell, Colin says …
“Don’t image your self sporting OBJ’s jersey. Image OBJ sporting yours.”
Relating to Shaquem, Colin says …
“In case you have just one hand, don’t simply watch soccer, play it on the highest degree.”
Relating to LeBron James, Colin says …
“Don’t turn into the most effective basketball participant on the planet. Be greater than basketball.” (whereas video runs displaying LeBron opening his new faculty in Ohio)
Relating to Serena, Colin says …
“And, when you’re a lady from Compton, don’t simply turn into a tennis participant. Turn out to be the best athlete ever. Yeah, that’s extra prefer it.”
Try the spot beneath:
— Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) September 5, 2018
The industrial strikes Nike into the second section of its present “Simply Do It” advert marketing campaign, which can reportedly additionally embrace a brand new customized Kaepernick shoe and attire line. Launch dates have but to be revealed.