Athletes use social media to pay tribute on Memorial Day
Monday, May 25 is Memorial Day in the United States.
Current and former athletes have been paying tribute on social media to the men and women who died serving in the country's armed forces.
Major league baseball has a full slate of games on Monday, and teams are wearing special uniforms in support. Tributes are taking place at stadiums across the country.
Athletes including Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, Angels outfielder Mike Trout, Texans defensive end J.J. Watt and U.S. women's national team member Abby Wambach are among those who have paid respects on Twitter.
Happy Memorial Day!!!— Tyrann Mathieu (@Mathieu_Era) May 25, 2015
Thank you to the men and women who serve and have served for our country freedom we have everyday your sacrifice does not go unnoticed— Cj Spiller (@CJSPILLER) May 25, 2015
Happy Memorial Day!! Thank You to those who sacrificed for our freedom! God Bless!!— Tyrod Taylor (@TyrodTaylor) May 25, 2015