Bedoya makes passionate post-goal plea to on-field mic

Alejandro Bedoya uses on-field mic to tell Congress to'end gun violence after scoring goal	
				Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY Sports

Alejandro Bedoya uses on-field mic to tell Congress to'end gun violence after scoring goal Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY Sports

Following that shooting, Bedoya wore an "MSD Strong" shirt underneath his jersey to show support for the community.

Philadelphia Union midfielder Alejandro Bedoya delivered a passionate on-field plea to end gun violence following his goal against D.C. United on Sunday night.

"Hey Congress, do something now".

The comment was easily heard on FS1's broadcast of the game but was not audible for the majority of those in attendance at the stadium.

Nonetheless, the video clip of Bedoya exhorting elected leaders to "do something now" has been widely shared and is no less impactful.

A footballer pleaded to end gun violence in America with his goal celebration on Sunday.

It follows two mass shootings in the United States over the weekend which killed at least 29 people. About 50 people were injured in both attacks. "So let's see. Politicians are politicians, they're backed by lobbyists and corporations, so there's things [that] need to be done to change in the way this government is being run".

A Major League Soccer player took a moment to call out Congress over gun control after scoring a goal Sunday. "It's insane in our country right now, and I think it needs to change, as well".

"A lot of people will tell me now to "shut up" and to "stick to sports" and all the stupid lines that come up".

"Sending more thoughts and prayers bulls.t. Words without actions are just worthless. Even in Philly, I'm dropping my kids off and I get a message that the school is on lockdown because a shooting happened around the corner".

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