Thank you for your service Alejandro Villanueva, a major in the United States Army, in which he served as an Army Ranger and was decorated with a Bronze Star for valor. Source: Wikipedia.org.
I highly recommend buying Alejandro Villanueva Jersey #78 and continue to support him. He’s an excellent example of a role model. Thank you for your Honor, Integrity and Courage.
Checking Twitter’s reaction, all agreed.
Alejandro Villanueva, you are the epitome of an American Veteran with a heart full of personal courage. We salute you brother! 🇺🇸
— Ryder Keedwell (@Radarrr11) September 24, 2017
I think Alejandro Villanueva is my new favorite Steeler, just sayin. 🇺🇸
— laura✨ (@lauradallas11) September 24, 2017
LT US Army Alejandro Villanueva, Ranger. When he's not winning the Bronze Star (V) he plays ball, stands for anthem, & honors his country. pic.twitter.com/IysTkmUMoy
— John Cardillo (@johncardillo) September 24, 2017
The Steelers were not on the sidelines during the national anthem. LT Alejandro Villanueva, who served in the Army, stood by the tunnel pic.twitter.com/teTCoJ3vFx
— Master Tesfatsion (@MasterTes) September 24, 2017
U.S. Army veteran Alejandro Villanueva was the only Steelers player to stand for the anthem, salute the troops pic.twitter.com/az82mBqWbP
— USA Military (@USAMilitaryUSA) September 24, 2017
— Bradley Scott 🇺🇸 (@Hoosiers1986) September 24, 2017
Every Pittsburgh Steeler decided not to join in the National Anthem except for one: Alejandro Villanueva, a former U.S. Army Ranger. pic.twitter.com/o43O2yh5Cs
— Fox News (@FoxNews) September 24, 2017
— Patty Martin (@kissar0262) September 24, 2017
— Tony Quinn (@MnBruinsfan) September 24, 2017
— Arizonakayte🌵 (@ArizonaKayte) September 24, 2017
— Angel Chavez (@enjoboy4u) September 24, 2017
— Banastre Tarleton (@Tarleton_exe) September 24, 2017