homosexuality Archives ⋆ An Old International

Coming Out

In September 2012 a German magazine has published an interview with a supposedly homosexual footballer who asked to stay anonymous. So far, so normal. However, there are doubts that the interview took place at all but instead might have served a totally different purpose. The topic of homophobia in German football has been dealt with…

Hitzlsperger ends hide-and-seek

In an interview with German weekly paper Die Zeit the former German international player Thomas Hitzlsperger has touched upon a topic that has been avoided in German football, if not the public in general: homosexual footballers. He ends all speculations and happily admits that he is gay and ‘prefers to live with a man.’ The…