Patrice Evra has revealed that some of his former West Ham team-mates have vowed to leave the club. If they find a gay teammate
The former Red Devils left-back was recently invited to talk about LGBTQ in football and openness to the new world.
“It’s like you can’t be a gay footballer. People are going to go crazy,” Evra told Gabby Logan on the UFABET.
When was playing for West Ham. Someone from the English Football Association came in and said, “We have to be open to everyone” and some players are like, no, if some of my team-mates are gay I’ll go straight away, I’m definitely not going to shower with them
. “Shut up, shut up, can you hear me?”
“I get it because even myself. When players come up to me I’m like. ‘Cause if you say it out loud. Everyone will react. But support you And because I have enough power to make the dressing room I will always be ready to protect you.”
“It’s like you can’t be a gay footballer. People won’t like it,” Evra told Gabby Logan on the Mid Point podcast. When I played for West Ham Someone from the English Football Federation came and said ‘We have to accept everyone’ and there are players. Who are like ‘no, if some of my team-mates are gay. They have to leave now. I’m not going to shower [with them].” “I stood up and said, ‘Shut up, shut up, everyone, can you hear me?’ We still haven’t accept everyone. In the world of football. They are not open-minded enough and it is a pity.”