September 12th, 2012

Klimt

The Man Who Doesn't Actually Exist: A Conversation With A Gay Bundesliga Footballer.

Note: The translation in English is in this post. The German original (in full) can be found AT THIS LINK which directs to the magazine.

This interview, which is the first time a gay footballer has ever been interviewed about his experiences, albeit anonymously, in Germany, is translated in full by jenny_jenkins and sashatwen



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THE MAN WHO DOESN'T ACTUALLY EXIST: A CONVERSATION WITH A GAY BUNDESLIGA FOOTBALLER


We’ve spoken for a long time but it was unclear until recently if we would ever meet. I enter the room and find a visibly overwhelmed young man who would obviously love to run away in the next moment. He stays. No one is allowed to know about this meeting, because it never happened. In spite of his huge misgivings he speaks for the first time about his sexuality, one that has no place in the world of football.


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Once again: The German original (in full) can be found AT THIS LINK which directs to the magazine.