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Following wave of U.S. mass shootings, MLS player calls out Congress over gun violence

Alejandro Bedoya made a statement about gun violence in the nation's capital.

Alejandro Bedoya: 'Hey Congress, do something! End gun violence! Let's go!'

Alejandro Bedoya, seen in this file photo from 2016 while playing for the U.S. national team, used an on-field mic during an MLS game on Sunday to call out Congress over America's recent wave of gun violence. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Alejandro Bedoya made a statement about gun violence in the nation's capital.

After scoring a goal for the Philadelphia Union on Sunday night against D.C. United, Bedoya ran to an on-field microphone and shouted to the crowd: "Hey Congress, do something now! End gun violence! Let's go!"

Bedoya earlier tweeted about recent gun violence in Texas and Ohio that killed 29 people.

The 32-year-old Bedoya has played for the U.S. national team.

WATCH | Bedoya calls out congress to end gun violence:

Philadelphia Union's Alejandro Bedoya scored in the third minute against D.C. United and took the opportunity to call out congress to end gun violence. 0:29