"Hey Nike I guess you made Kaepernick your new "face" of the brand because you love the way his socks look with your shoes?"
The advert comes just days after Kaepernick was cheered by spectators when he appeared alongside fellow player and activist Eric Reid at the US Open tennis tournament to watch Serena Williams on Friday.
He opted out of his contract with the 49ers a year ago and has been unsigned since.
Nike revealed, through ESPN's Darren Rovell, that it is making Colin Kaepernick the face of its "Just Do It" 30th anniversary ad campaign. "Even if it means sacrificing everything" above the trademark Nike swoosh. Pictures were shared of people destroying Nike logos, while #NikeBoycott began trending as people talked of switching company alliances.
"This is not a political post, just a sensible one". "I chose country", Twitter user @sclancy79 said in a post retweeted 16,000 times. I chose country. Then @Nike forces me to choose between my favorite shoes and my country.
Actor Zach Braff tweeted sarcastically: "Nike ran the numbers".
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Colin Kaepernick to be new face of Nike campaign
Several players raised their fists, kneeled or stayed off the field at preseason games over the past several weeks. As Darren Rovell reports " Nike had been paying Colin Kaepernick all along, waiting for the right moment".
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Kaepernick's protests have garnered him support as well as criticism around the world.
Trump has slammed athletes who followed Kaepernick's lead.
As divisive as his on-field protests during the national anthem were, the decision to feature Kaepernick received adoration and outrage from fans across the nation. "National Football League must respect this!"
"Will kneel for social injustices any day of the week rather than stand for intolerance and bigotry", she tweeted.
Critics claimed Kaepernick was disrespecting the flag, the anthem and the military.