Nike reveals inspiring new ad narrated by Colin Kaepernick

The former president of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is backing another embattled U.S. athlete... this time coming to the defense of Colin Kaepernick

James' sponsors Nike have come under fire for using Colin Kaepernick - the first NFL player to kneel during the national anthem to highlight racial injustice - as the face of a new campaign.

"Nike is getting absolutely killed with anger and boycotts", Mr Trump tweeted after the sportswear giant chose to feature Kaepernick in a new campaign.

"I am really, really pleased they're making him the face because it shows people are standing up against rubbish".

Tennis legend Serena Williams is also featured in the same series of ads from Nike.

Nike's new ad campaign includes a close-up photo of Kaepernick with the sentence, "Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything". "Even if it means sacrificing everything". Earlier this week, the league said in a statement that it "believes in dialogue, understanding and unity". "But I think as far as sending a message, I think it's a bad message and a message that shouldn't be sent".

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"Dream Crazy", the two-minute commercial, pulls together clips of young and more accomplished athletes overcoming obstacles on and off the court. He implores the listener: "Don't ask if your dreams are insane, ask if they're insane enough".

The ad's universal theme is about athletes pushing for bigger dreams. "Ask if they're insane enough". He added, however, that "it is what this country is all about, you have certain freedoms to do things that other people think you shouldn't do", including things he personally disapproves of.

Press play on the video above to see if you side with Trump or Kaepernick.

It wasn't the first time she openly supported Kaepernick, who has been out of the NFL since 2016 and is now waged in a collusion case that accuses the league and its teams of blackballing him.

An arbitrator recently denied the NFL's request to dismiss Kaepernick's collusion complaint.

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