Sky Sports published a clip of Root, 28, telling Gabriel: New anti-Homophobia in Football film". Giroud has been involved in campaigns while at former clubs Arsenal and at Montpellier, where he appeared on the front cover of gay magazine Tetu, to raise awareness of the issues LGBT people face. The original comment by Gabriel was not picked up and Root, 28, refused to explain after play on Monday exactly what was said. InSol Campbell received homophobic abuse from Tottenham Hotspur fans while playing for Portsmouth.
It happened in when, after former Aston Villa player Thomas Hitzlsperger came out following his injury-propelled retirement, Davis had issued a supportive tweet, saying he hoped it might help others to do the same.
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With Le Saux preparing to take a free kick, Fowler repeatedly bent over and pointed his backside in the Chelsea player's direction. A gay player himself would probably feel equally ill-at-ease. He prefers just to get on with playing football. Cricket notifications, social media and more. InStonewall in conjunction with Paddy Power, launched the 'Right Behind Gay Footballers' campaign, distributing rainbow coloured laces to every professional football player in the UK. A t 5ft 5in, any mockery he gets, he says, tends to centre on his ineffectiveness when marking at set pieces. And he dismisses the idea that anyone should be surprised.
The News of the World claimed that two Premiership footballers were involved in a gay orgy with a figure in the music industry, allegations repeated in The Sun. Shannon Gabriel was given an on-field warning about abusive language on the third day here, the nature of which Joe Root refused to disclose after stumps. However, football has been distinctly lacking in openly gay men. He had become a part-time professional when he was released by the Grimsby Town youth section, plying his trade in the lower leagues in the east of England, close to his home town of Cleethorpes. That would sell a lot of newspapers. Retrieved from " https: Captain of Team GB at the Olympics.