Lehmann: Gay players would be targets

January 28, 2014
By Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent

Former Germany goalkeeper Jens Lehmann has told Sky that gay footballers would be crazy to come out during their careers.

In September 2012, a footballer in the Bundesliga had given an anonymous interview to Fluter in which he said he and several other players in Germany were gay but added: “I would not be safe anymore if my sexuality was made public.”

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