FLASHBACK: Donald Trump Says He Will Fire Roger Goodell If Elected President
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell probably isn’t too happy that Donald Trump is the president-elect.
Trump was asked during a campaign rally in January if he’d fire Goodell if he became president. The next president of America smiled and nodded his head. (SLIDESHOW: Meet The Blonde Bombshell Golfer Supporting Donald Trump For President)
— NFL Memes (@NFL_Memes) November 9, 2016
Goodell is a widely unpopular figure in American sports and has been criticized by NFL owners. (RELATED: EXCLUSIVE: NFL Owners Furious With Goodell — ‘It’s Time For A New Commissioner’)
Obviously Trump does not have the authority to fire the NFL commissioner, but perhaps he can apply some pressure and get the owners to get the wheels moving on the issue.