MINNESOTA – Collin Martin, is the first footballer in a high American league, out of the closet come. The 23-year-old professional footballer from the highest American division, made via Twitter are known to be homosexual. He is currently the only athlete in the USA who are openly out of the closet.
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The 23-year-old player is currently the only athlete in America who are openly out of the closet.
Martin is a well-known player in the United States and is regarded as an important player at his club, Minnesota United. On the day that his club, the so-called Pride Night celebrating, thought Martin time to bring the world to communicate that he is a homosexual.
“This is an important evening for me,” writes Martin in a statement on social media. “I will be the first to publicly disclose that I have an MLS player who is gay. For my family and friends that have known for years, just as it is for my teammates. I’m on proud that they and other members of Minnesota United that know and have only friendly messages and gained acceptance of everyone in the Major League Soccer. That has made my decision for this to come out a lot easier.”
Homosexuality in sport is still a difficult discussion topic, and of the few elite athletes is well known that they are on the same gender to fall. Martin hopes, however, that colleagues who are still in the cabinet from now on in his footsteps. “As a professional athlete I want to use this time profitably to other athletes, a heart under the belt, and put them to trust that the sport them with open arms will receive you.”
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