"I've known all my life that I'm gay": Jake Daniels |  Video

Jake DanielsEnglish footballer Blackpool F.C.declared his homosexuality this Monday, after passing “hiding all my life” his “real me”and hope that your ad can help other people not to lie to “fit in”.

The young striker, 17, admitted that he he was forced to lie on multiple occasions about his sexual orientation not to be judged. “I’ve hated lying all my life. and feel the need to change to fit in. I want to be a role model by doing this,” she stated.

daniels Through a statement on the website of the English club, he commented:

Off the field, I have been hiding my true self and who I really am. I’ve known all my life that I’m gay and now I feel like I’m ready to come out and be myself. There are people in the same situation as me who may not feel comfortable revealing their sexuality.

The footballer who made his debut this season with the first team, assured that he gave “a step into the unknown” being one of the first professional athletes from England in reveal his homosexuality.

“Josh Cavallo (soccer player), Matt Morton (soccer player) and athletes from other sports, such as Tom Daley (divers)have inspired me to have the courage and determination to make the change”he expressed.

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In addition, he thanked the support of his family, his club, his agent and his youth teammates. For his part, Blackpool Football Club It showed itself “incredibly proud” that Daniels can “express himself both on and off the pitch.”

It is essential that everyone promote an environment in which people feel comfortable being themselves and that football leads the elimination of any form of discrimination and prejudice.

(With information from Europe Press)


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