Men’s Football San Diego Loyal walk off the pitch after their player suffers homophobic abuse

UNITED STATES football team San Diego Loyal forfeited a second-division match on Wednesday night in protest against a homophobic slur apparently hurled at one of its players by a member of opposing team Phoenix Rising.

San Diego’s Collin Martin had been sent off deep into first-half stoppage time during the match against the Arizona side at Torero Stadium.

But it was alleged the openly gay footballer had been the victim of an anti-gay slur.

Martin’s teammates were...
source: Morning Star Online

2020-10-01 21:53
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