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Old 02-16-2013, 10:15 AM   #947
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Default Re: The Ongoing Serie A, La Liga, All English Football, Champions League Thread

Originally Posted by Hunter Rider View Post
Why has he retired at 25?
Originally Posted by kit1982 View Post
I'm wondering if it's just to let the dust settle? Apparently he's the first footballer to publicly come out since Justin Fashanu, I'd like to think opinions have changed since then, but I'm not so optimistic. Good on him though
Originally Posted by the_ultimate_evil View Post
sadly not gonna happen. hell sky showed video this week of an entire group of people hooting like monkeys
I think he'll be back but I can't see him playing anywhere else but MLS. I'm not going to say we're any better than other countries in the world when it comes to hate speech and all that but I think the MLS fans are more open minded. I could be totally wrong. I think he has a lot to offer still for football, even the national team.

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