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Are Agents To Blame For Lack Of Openly Gay Footballers?

by | 12th, December 2011

GAYS. They’re everywhere. Seriously. There are literally LOADS of gay people on the planet. Some people take great interest in a person’s sexual preferences whilst others couldn’t care less. The fact remains though that, in every area of human endeavour, you’ll find homosexuals.

Apart from football.

Statistically, there should be loads of gay footballers too, but alas, only two have been open about it. That’s two openly gay footballers in over a century of the game being a professional sport. The first was the tragic Justin Fashanu, the second being Anton Hysen in Sweden.

Do footballers avoid being public about their sexuality because of the fear of reprisals from fans? Well, if you ask the fans themselves, they don’t seem to mind too much where a footballer might want to thrust his penis. In fact, they think that it is the fault of agents.

In a survey of 3,500 football fans, the University

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