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Unnamed EPL Gay player ponders late Fashanu’s step

Unnamed EPL Gay player ponders late Fashanu’s step
EPL Gay player eager to open up

An unnamed Gay Premier league player is reportedly toying with the idea of coming out, but is at the moment undergoing therapy sessions over possible backlash that will follow his confession.

The player is convinced that there will be backlash if he were to open up on his sexuality.

That’s according to a recent report from The Sun, who claims the unnamed pro has had to sound out a form of counseling to help him overcome fears he would be abused if he were to follow in the footsteps of the late Justin Fashanu.

Fashanu was the first professional footballer to reveal he was gay all the way back in 1990.

Unable to cope with the media’s spotlight that followed his decision to come out publicly, as well as being accused of sexual abuse, Fashanu tragically made the decision to take his own life and was found dead by suicide during the summer of 1998.

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Twenty-three years down the line the society some say has become a more acceptable place with permutations that today’s unnamed player is unlikely to face the same level of abuse others before him may have faced, though prospect of being the first openly gay top-flight male player this century some reason must still be equally terrifying.

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