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Harambe jerseys were briefly banned by the NFL

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NFL fans around the world who want to support their team and showcase their love for Harambe at the same time can take a deep sigh of relief.

After the National Football League stopped fans from getting 'Harambe' printed on the back of jerseys yesterday, there was an uproar of sorts, with many expressing sadness at the move on social media.

Well, the NFL today relented and allowed for Harambe to be printed on jerseys once again.


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The news of the ban was first tweeted out by ESPN's sports business reporter Darren Rovell, who noted that the Harambe nameplate was no longer available.

The social media team at the New Orleans Saints obviously weren't too pleased about this, as they replied to Rovell with a sad emoji and a screenshot confirming the heartbreaking news.

The NFL blocks many words and phrases from being printed onto, most of which you can probably imagine - with every possible swear word being banned. Apparently, for at least a day, Harambe was considered as bad.

Thankfully, Harambe is back.

Good luck out there. We hope to see at least one Harambe jersey at a game this year.

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