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Former Professional Soccer Player Comes Out

Former Professional Soccer Player Comes Out

By Brittany Ferrendi | Jan 14
Adam McCabe, ex-professional soccer player, has revealed he is gay in a story shared with Meanwhiler. His goal was to help out people who are looking for advice, experience and guidance.

Three Gay Soccer Players May Publicly Come Out

By Brittany Ferrendi | Dec 17
We may soon have more LGBT representation in the professional soccer community. Three players are in talks about coming out publicly as gay.

Legislators Demand Equal Footing for 2015 Women's World Cup

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 5
U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand renewed their call for organizers of the 2015 International Association of Federation Football (FIFA) Women's World Cup to use real grass, not artificial turf.

Lawsuit Filed Over Ronaldo 'CR7' Trademark

By Michelle R. Smith | Aug 3
A Rhode Island man has sued Cristiano Ronaldo over the phrase "CR7," which is used by soccer fans around the world as shorthand for the Real Madrid forward.

Russia is So Anti-Gay, FIFA World Cup Can’t Be Held There

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 7
As FIFA looks at Russia to host the 2018 World Cup, officials are concerned that the nation is so homophobic, it won’t jibe with FIFA’s stated mission to fight discrimination at the World Cup.

FIFA World Cup Fever

By Ian Maloney | Jun 11
Every four years, sports fans the world over gather to cheer on their favorite countries in the FIFA World Cup, the "super" Super Bowl of Soccer.

Boots on the Ground: 5 Things to Know about World Cup Cleats

By Anne M. Peterson | Jun 11
Nike, adidas, Puma and other shoemakers are all trotting out new and innovative looks for this summer’s World Cup. Gone are the old-school black boots like the fabled Puma Kings worn by Pele.

Two Spanish Soccer Players Kiss After Game Win

By Jason St. Amand | May 15
Two Spanish soccer stars pulled a Michael Sam Wednesday and locked lips while on camera after winning the Europa League, Gay Star News reports.

German Federation Opens Probe into Anti-Gay Banner

May 13
The German Football Federation has opened an investigation after a homophobic sign was seen in the stands during Bayer Leverkusen’s last match of the season.

Footballer Guilty of Anti-Gay Gesture in England

Apr 9
A British court has found Turkey striker Colin Kazim-Richards guilty of making an anti-gay gesture at a match while playing for Blackburn.

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