Colts fan, Marine burns season tickets following players national anthem protest

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 01:59:02 AM. ' There's a lot of people that fought and died for that flag and to be disrespected yesterday, like we did, and I'm done,' he said during the video.

A Colts fan and veteran burned his season tickets Monday on Facebook Live after Colts players kneeled during the national anthem on Sunday. 

Randy Heard, who served in the U.S. Marine Corps, said he's always been a fan of the NFL but won't tolerate the protesting.

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"I served my country, my grandfather served my country, both of them served in WWII," Heard said during a Facebook Live video. "There's a lot of people that fought and died for that flag and to be disrespected yesterday like we did, I'm done." 

I support the flag and am so grateful for the people that gave their lives for it!!!!

Posted by Rodney Heard on Monday, September 25, 2017

Heard said he thought about selling the tickets but ultimately decided to burn them. 

Stephen Colbert criticized President Donald Trump Monday night on "The Late Show" for his controversial comments about the NFL over the weekend. Referring to the crude rhetoric Trump has used to call for the suspension of players who protest during the National Anthem, the late night talk show host joked, “There should be a flag on that play. And I’m going to say, a Confederate flag.

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Heard posted the video to his Facebook page Monday morning. As of around Tuesday at noon, the video has been viewed 114,000 thousand times and shared nearly 3,000 times. A majority of comments left on the video supported Heard's decision.

Numerous NFL players took a knee Sunday after President Donald Trump called for NFL team owners to fire players who kneel during the national anthem. 

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