It can also be seen online.
That year, he began kneeling during the National Anthem to raise awareness about police brutality against African-Americans and other racial injustices.
The advert, titled "Dream Crazy", has Kaepernick narrating over images and footage of various athletes with inspirational stories, including National Basketball Association icon LeBron James, tennis star Serena Williams and Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge.
The advert's universal theme is about athletes pushing for bigger dreams.
"I think it's a bad message that [Nike] are sending and the objective of them doing it, maybe there's a reason for them doing it".
Woods, the second most successful golfer ever with 14 major titles, has been careful throughout his career to avoid saying or doing anything that could be construed as political. It's a handsome spot.
"I think Nike's trying to get out ahead of it and try and do something that's special". "When corporate does things that are outside of golf and outside of my realm, that's what they do". "It's a lovely spot and pretty powerful people (are) in the spot".
Kaepernick previously took a knee during the anthem to draw attention to his belief that black people are being treated unfairly in the U.S. Many people oppose Kaepernick's refusal last season to stand during the national anthem before games.
So offended, that not only did they swear to never again purchase Nike products, but also felt compelled to passionately destroy whatever Swoosh-adorned apparel they already owned, and had already given Nike their money for.
The ad, which announced Kaepernick as the brand's newest face to help commemorate its 30th anniversary, shows the football player in a close-up black-and-white photo along with the words "Believe in something". Trump tweeted on Friday.