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52 Cap Former German International Footballer Comes Out As Gay

52 Cap Former German International Footballer Comes Out As Gay
By PJ Browne

In February of last year, US footballer, Robbie Rogers announced that he was gay and then quit football. He has since returned to football in the MLS with LA Galaxy.

Former German international footballer, Thomas Hitzlsperger, has followed on from that example in an interview with Zeit Online and also come out as gay.

Some snippets from the interview below via Alex Stone.

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Hitzlsperger, who is just thirty-one, retired from football back in September having played for Aston Villa, Stuttgart, Lazio, West Ham, Wolfsburg and Everton.

He also amassed 52 caps for Germany over a six year period.

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