Black gay football player comes out
My secret is gone, I am a free man, I can move on and live my life as my creator intended. Released from his contract Montreal Impact a month before he came out, he could not get any other offers. I knew if I was going to continue it had to be out in the open and people had to know about it. Having played in the second highest Norwegian league, his story was frequently referenced as the reason why many soccer players could not come out. I was wrong.
10 Gay Footballers Who Announced Their Homosexuality
A few days ago two England international footballers had to come out and clear the rumors about them being gay, first name was Ashley Cole and the later one is Luke Shaw who plays for Manchester United. British media has been actively trying to find the next gay footballers since than. Today we take a look at some famous cases of homosexuality in football and some current footballers who might be gays. Justin Fashanu:. Justin Fashanu was the still the only footballer to have come out openly as gay and that was way back in , he played for Norwich, Nottingham Forest and Southampton along with 15 other clubs in england and australia.
Homosexuality in American football
So, with two gay players taking the field in the top tier of college football this season, has the future finally charged onto the turf? All Rights Reserved. Search form Search. Scroll To Top. Here's a list of gay players who made it to the end zone.
There has never been anyone who has been publicly out as gay or bisexual while playing in the NFL. Louis Rams in the NFL Draft , and thus became the first publicly gay player drafted in the league, but was released before the start of the regular season. He became the first publicly gay player to play in the Canadian Football League in August