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Hitzlsperger Reveals He Is Gay

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The former Everton, Aston Villa, West Ham and German international revealed that he is to a German Newspaper. He hopes to bring further debate to the subject of sexuality.

“In England, Italy and Germany being a homosexual is no big thing, at least not in the dressing room,” he said, before adding: “I was never ashamed of being who I am but it was not always easy to sit on a table with 20 young men and listen to jokes about gays. You let them get on with it as long as the jokes are somewhat funny and not too insulting.

Read More: theguardian.com


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