Italy Soccer Player Hopes There are No Gays on Euro Team

Wednesday Jun 13, 2012

KRAKOW, Poland (AP) - Italy forward Antonio Cassano says he hopes there are no gays on his team at the European Championship, then used a derogatory word to describe them.

After being told by an Italian reporter there might be some closeted gay players on the team, Cassano appeared at a loss for words before responding. He says, "That's their problem, but I hope not. ... But I don't know."

Cassano says he hopes his answer has sufficed "because if not, you know I'll be attacked from every direction."

Earlier this year, Italy coach Cesare Prandelli came out in support of gay soccer players.

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  • Oh Jed said:, 2012-06-13 12:59:24

    Me thinks its his wiener that is having the "problem" with gays on his team.

  • , 2012-06-14 10:40:24

    If you are worried about being attacked from every direction then maybe he should keep his homophobic remarks to himself. Of course, he’s probably a big closetted bottom himself.

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