Pop singer Rachel Platten sang the national anthem prior to the NWSL match between the Utah Royals and the Chicago Red Stars. And boy, was it hard to watch...

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That’s a very polite crowd.
Reply4 days
In her defense, it is a difficult song to sing under pressure. It gets jacked up all the damned time for a reason. I've never seen someone get lost in the beginning, though. Usually, they lose their place and repeat things. Oh, well. She handled it with humor and grace. Gotta respect that.
Reply4 days
I can't watch it without covering my face. cringe.
Reply4 days
This is her fight song.
Reply5 days
But she went to school in a state known for having one of the best education systems around. How can she not know the national anthem?
Reply5 days
Move over Roseanne
Reply5 days
Never heard of this chick, but a quick google image search indicates she is not hot enough to goof this up so badly and get away with it.
Reply5 days
Well, soccer IS an un-American sport...
Reply5 days
No “soccer” is as American as it gets
5 days
At least she stuck with it.
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