Shortly after Carl Nassib made the historic announcement on Monday that made him the first active NFL player to ever come out as gay, I wrote about the impact it would have on the world.
I said that people would soon be wearing Carl Nassib’s No. 94 Las Vegas Raiders jersey around the globe because he is now a historical figure in all of sports.
However, I didn’t expect the support for Nassib to be so instantly overwhelming. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Nassib’s gear has already become been the highest-selling jersey in the NFL since his announcement.
Raiders’ DE Carl Nassib is the top-selling NFL jersey across the @Fanatics’ network both yesterday and today.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 22, 2021
This is an incredible statement of support for Nassib and everything he stands for. You can purchase Nassib’s jersey direct from the Fanatics store here or clicking the boxes below for men’s or women’s.
BreakingT has also released its own shirt celebrating Nassib’s “character, strength and guts.” This tan and white printed design is available in an adult tee-shirt, a hoodie or youth tee. All products in the collection are officially licensed by the National Football League Players Association.
And most importantly, please consider donating to The Trevor Project, which works to defend LGBTQ youth by providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services. Nassib donated $100,000 to the foundation on Monday while making his announcement. Then on Tuesday, the NFL matched Nassib’s generosity with their own $100,000 donation.
We stand beside you, Carl.— NFL (@NFL) June 22, 2021
Join us by contributing to the @TrevorProject and all it does for LGBTQ+ youth: https://t.co/J8Q22Lyeu7 pic.twitter.com/TI51FbQPaL