Legendary NFL coach rejects Trump’s freedom medal

Washington DC. The legendary NFL coach of the New England Patriots, Bill Belichick, refuses to receive the president’s freedom medal from Donald Trump.

It writes several American media on the night before Tuesday Danish time, including the Wall Street Journal.

The decision was made in the wake of Trump supporters’ onslaught at Congress last week, in which five people died.

“Recently I was offered the opportunity to receive the President’s Medal of Freedom, which I was flattered by because of my respect for the honor that it is and because I admire previous recipients,” Belichick said in a statement, as a journalist from ESPN. has shared on Twitter.

– Subsequently, last week’s tragic events took place, and the decision was made not to proceed with the receipt of the certificate of honor.

The legendary coach of the New England Patriots has known Trump for several years.

He has previously praised the president and stated that he has a “friendship with and a loyalty to Donald”.

/ ritzau /

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