On Saturday, Army and Navy faced off at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. But before the rival teams went at it, it was time for the national anthem.
While the anthem has been a hot topic this year due to hundreds of NFL players protesting, Army and Navy instead provided a breathtaking rendition of the anthem, and nobody took a knee:
— Navy Athletics (@NavyAthletics) December 9, 2017
The powerful moment was captured on video:
Wow. The combined glee club singing the National Anthem at the Army-Navy Game gave me goosebumps! pic.twitter.com/NMLtt6y8KM
— Derek (@DerekUtleyCEO) December 9, 2017
Nobody expected members of Army or Navy to kneel. But their national anthem performance is in a league all its own.
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