Anton Hysen: Europe’s Highest-Profile Openly Gay Soccer Player

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  1. Who cares. He is trying to play soccer not grab peckers. People are way too stupid about stuff like this. How many dudes will say something so nasty about this guy they dont even know. Let him play soccer and be gay. Good for him. And if you are a homophobe and say something nasty about him, you are a loser and I dare you to try and say shit to me with your sorry self

  2. thewhatifgirl says:

    That’s awesome. I wish him the best. It can’t be easy to be openly gay in any professional sports league.

  3. It’s not Justin “Fashnaru”, btw. It’s Justin Fashanu. Thanks for the great little article with a great big chunk of important socio-political info – the homophobia in sports is contemptible & so is the racism – Fashanu was also black, and football “fans” would throw bananas on the pitch when he took the field. Disgusting.
    As for Anton Hysen, he is a hero, a real hero, through and through.

  4. Anton is 20 years old, not 22.

  5. DJHOTLIPZZ says:

    Anton Hysén


    Watch the video!

  6. Hi ,

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    We have the best under 19 national squad . Our boys are very talented and educated .

    Do you kindly know of any clubs out there who need a solid midfielder , central defender , attacker ?

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    If yes, kindly let me know .

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    Warm Regards
    Director : Epah Gyavira Fusi.
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