Scotland, footballer Xander Murray comes out: “I am gay and after all I am myself”

Scotland, footballer Xander Murray comes out:

if the doors Coming out have since been opened jack danielsLooks like it won’t stop now. had to come out of the closet this time Xander Murray, the attackers Fairydyne Rovers Gala, who is became first Football Players Scottish seniors will declare themselves gay.

Zander Murray was the first Scottish senior footballer to come out

“If we want society to change, we have to break fear”

The 30-year-old has decided to reveal sexual orientation to the world Via a statement on the official website of his own club: “The reason I decided to do it now is twofold. I was recently on vacation Competition Proud, always being so closed that I could never participate in it, and I loved it. The atmosphere was great, and everyone was just plain free and happyAnd just being me was wonderful. but then came the fear And I didn’t want to be tagged in the photo, for fear that my friends would discover my orientation. At that moment I realized that I was wrong. So I relied on my teammates who hugged me and supported me.”

The player then continued to highlight all the closeness to the club: “I have a really strong bond with everyone in the club and I was amazed by their support. Before you came out, you’d think people would turn against you.” imagine the worst, It was nice to have all that support. This can be difficult and you may feel very lonely. I know I was different over the years, having other players coming out has helped a lot. I know there are many gay Scottish footballers, I hope I have given them the strength to come out. I’ve always known I was 13 years old. I got a wave of affection, thousands of personal messages from people, fans, athletes who play other sports and football players. It fills my heart with so much joy, everything is wonderful. now i’m myself For the first time in my life. Why did I come out? It was urgent, I want to be an example. We are not the majority, but we are many and no one has the courage to declare ourselves. Many people are scared and someone has already contacted me to talk. If society has to change then fear has to be broken.,

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British diver Tom Daly, who came out in 2013

many messages of affection

A special one of many support messages Tom Daly, who wrote on Instagram: “Thanks Xander Murray! I think it’s great to see another player who has the courage to come out on his own.”

and there can be no shortage of its president Ryan Kaso Who said: “Everyone in the club fully supports Zander and we are glad that he feels comfortable leaving. Zander has shown great courage and has the full support of the club and I am sure he will be supported throughout Scotland.” The football family will get the support it deserves.

In Another Rainbow Tile homophobic and male fundamentalist football was put. Could this be the right time to definitely break all taboos?


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