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NFL player Nate Ebner withdraws from hunting for US Olympic rugby spots | Tokyo Olympics 2020 – NFL Sports

NFL player Nate Ebner has withdrawn Conflict A second trip to the Olympics with a sevens men’s rugby team in the United States because he was injured after the 2020 NFL season in the New York Giants.

“It’s hard to announce our withdrawal from the competition with USA Men’s Sevens at the Tokyo Olympics,” said a special team player who won the Super Bowl Ring three times at the New England Patriots in a release from USA Rugby. It was.

Ebner first exchanged codes in 2016 and won the US team’s place at the Rio Olympics.In March of this year he Announcement A second return to the sport he played for Ohio State University and the US National Junior Team.

“I’m playing NFL Last football [nine] For years, it hasn’t been easy for your body, “Ebner said then. “30 years old and over NFL I’m an old man. There are older men in rugby, but it’s not really that I’m 32 years old in rugby, it’s a journey I’ve experienced.

“I have a 24-year-old man who is injured of all kinds. I hope I can put up with it because each person’s situation is different, such as body, age, and clothes.”

On Tuesday, Ebner announced his withdrawal, stating: “My recovery is on track for the next football season, but unfortunately the multiplication table did not match the tournament trial.

“Thanks to USA Rugby for returning to the team like a family, and to the players who are working hard to create the Olympic team and help the United States bring back the medals.”

Ebner also thanked the Giants and his supporters and said he was looking forward to: NFL Season.

Ebner is being tackled by Argentine Axel Müller in Rio. Photo: David Rogers / Getty Images

Mike Friday, an American Seventh Coach, said:

“Physically, Nate didn’t have the opportunity to compete, so he can’t be considered for choice.”

The United States has a special “The quest for gold“Olympic warm-up event. Friday will announce his team on July 2nd.

An American man finished 9th in Rio five years ago, but made progress on the World Seventh Circuit. Finished second only to Fiji in 2019..

Last month, Ebner published an autobiography, Finish strongly.. The subtitle of this book is a homage to Father’s Code and Son’s Way. Jeff Ebner killed 13 years ago..

Nate Ebner talks to Guardian in 2016 Said: “Dad will be proud of me and he is proud of being my dad.”

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NFL player Nate Ebner withdraws from hunting for US Olympic rugby spots | Tokyo Olympics 2020

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