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Premier League star says he’s gay in an open letter … but admits only his family and friends know

Premier League star says he’s gay in an open letter … but admits only his family and friends know and he’s not ‘ready’ to come out publicly fearing this will make his situation ‘worse ‘ will make

  • An unnamed Premier League footballer has revealed in an open letter that he is gay
  • The player has opened up about the torment to keep his sexuality a secret
  • Only his family members and a select group of friends are aware of his sexuality

An unnamed Premier League footballer has revealed in an open letter that he is gay, but keeps his sexuality a secret from his teammates.

In the open letter, which is aimed at authorities and fans, he opens up the daily torment he is currently facing and says he is taking the ‘huge step’ to open up about it.

However, the footballer added that his sport is not ready for a player to announce that he is openly gay and has expressed his fear of revealing his identity.

An unnamed Premier League footballer has revealed in an open letter that he is gay

An unnamed Premier League footballer has revealed in an open letter that he is gay

In it, as quoted by The Sun, the player writes, “I’m gay. Even writing that down in this letter is a big step for me.

“But only my family members and a select group of friends are aware of my sexuality. I don’t feel ready to share it with my team or my manager. ‘

“How does it feel to have to live like this? Everyday it can be an absolute nightmare. And it is increasingly affecting my mental health, ”he continues.

“I feel trapped and my fear revealing the truth about what I am will only make things worse.”

There are currently no openly gay or bisexual male professional footballers in the country.

The footballer added that his sport is not ready for a player to announce that he is openly gay

The footballer added that his sport is not ready for a player to announce that he is openly gay

The footballer added that his sport is not ready for a player to announce that he is openly gay

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