What has homosexuality to do with the gameof football? A lot, it turns out.
Agent of German captain Michael Ballack talks of a “bunch of gays” in the national team. This shows why it is important for gay sportsmen and women to come out.
It is no great revelation to state that football creates a bond between heterosexual men that is somewhat tribal. Introduce anything else into the arena of how football is portrayed in the media, it would seem, and it starts to raise questions about what it means to be a man.