American basketball player LeBron James, the current NBA champion with the Los Angeles Lakers, responded to Swedish soccer player Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who had criticized him for “putting his opinion on politics,” and made it clear that he “will never be silent when he sees.” Something that’s wrong. “
“I have over 300 kids at my (Promise School) who need a voice and I am theirs … I’ll never shut up when something goes wrong,” James said in an interview with ESPN after 102 in Los Angeles. Victory of 93. The Lakers over the Portland Trail Blazers.
He continued, “I speak in the name of my people, and I speak of equality, social injustice, racism, and the systematic suppression of votes.”
During the week, Ibrahimovi, the AC Milan star, pointed out against him and against athletes with social and political obligations: “What he does is exceptional, however, I don’t like it when people of any kind of stature talk about politics. You do what you’re good at. I play football because I’m the best player.” In football. I don’t practice politics. “
LeBron James is an anti-racism activist in the United States and has demonstrated various crimes against African Americans.
“There is no way I would limit myself to just dedicating myself to sports because I understand this platform and how strong my voice is. It’s funny that he says: I think in 2018 he was the one who said, when he was in Sweden, that he felt racist because his last name was not a regular name ( In Sweden) Correct? He said that, right? I think he said it, “James shut up. (Telam)