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Colin Kaepernick loudly booed by Miami Dolphins because of his Fidel Castro admiration

The Miami fans were not so welcoming.

 

Josh Katzowitz

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Published Nov 27, 2016   Updated May 25, 2021, 12:21 pm CDT

With the San Francisco 49ers set to play the Dolphins in Miami on Sunday, Colin Kaepernick could have expected to be jeered. After all, the 49ers quarterback has spent the season kneeling when the national anthem is played, and he got into a telephone tussle this week with Cuban-born Miami Herald beat writer Armando Salguero because Kaepernick had worn a T-shirt featuring Fidel Castro on it earlier this year.

And then, Castro died on Friday, leading to mass celebrations on Twitter and in Miami streets.

Since Kaepernick has tied himself to the Cuban dictator, a reviled figure for many of the Cuban expats living in south Florida, this was the reaction Kaepernick received when he took the field vs. the Dolphins.

https://twitter.com/SportsCast_THN/status/802942761364168704

As for Salguero’s thoughts on the matter?

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*First Published: Nov 27, 2016, 4:08 pm CST