2016-01-15

Football teams fined by FIFA after fans chant homophobic jibes

FIFA has fined six football associations following homophobic chanting during 2018 World Cup qualifying matches.     Chile, Argentina and Mexico are among six football associations that have had disciplinary proceedings opened against them by FIFA due to homophobic chants by their fans. Chile’s fine is related to anti-gay abuse chanted throughout all four of

Thomas Hitzlsperger

Footballer Thomas Hitzlsperger comes out as gay

Former Premier League footballer and German international made the announcement in Germany’s Die Zeit newspaper on Wednesday to Raphael Honigstein about how he wanted to tell the world he was gay while he was still playing in Germany for Wolfsburg, but was advised agaad moreinst it. He said: “I’m coming out about my homosexuality because I want to move the