These remarks on Giroud and Mbappe show that "football has always had a problem with homosexuality."
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These remarks on Giroud and Mbappe show that “football has always had a problem with homosexuality.”

DOHA, QATAR - DECEMBER 4: Frenchman Olivier Giroud celebrates after scoring the team's first goal during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Round of 16 match between France and Poland at Al Thumama Stadium on December 4, 2022 in Doha, Qatar.  (Photo by Alex Grimm/Getty Images)
Alex Grimm/Getty Images DOHA, QATAR – DECEMBER 4: Frenchman Olivier Giroud celebrates after scoring the team’s first goal during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Round of 16 match between France and Poland at Al Thumama Stadium on December 4, 2022 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Getty Images)

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The comments on the photos of Giroud and Mbappe testify to the homophobia that plagues football.

Football – This is the first strong picture of the world blues. After serving a goal to Olivier Giroud – a record-breaking achievement in the French team, Kylian Mbappe threw himself into the arms of his teammate. The images spread around the world, but what should have remained was just a simple expression of joy and affection between two players that added to the long list of controversies over football’s homophobia. the reason ? Numerous hateful comments and hijackings have flourished on Twitter in recent hours.

Internet user feedback “It showed that the subject is still taboo and very intimate in people’s minds. In football, and sports in general, there is a problem with homosexuality. According to Yoann Lemaire, President of the Foot Ensemble and campaigner against homophobia in sport since 2004.

to deplore Huffpost “toxic manhood” that plagued the sport. “From the moment two men embrace, there is immediate significance.”Continue. in their heads (for internet users)Football is about masculinity and strength. There is no place for homosexuality. »

Olivier Giroud, favorite target

Yoann Lemaire also attacks “a culture of humiliation” Available on social networks. “The evil and hatred of the other makes people say anything. Homosexuality is the bottom line for them.” It also attacks the alleged humor used by netizens to justify their comments: Some think it’s freedom of speech. We have fun and insult each other. Besides, in their minds, it’s not even homophobic because everyone is laughing at her. »

Olivier Giroud has been a particular victim of homophobia for several years because of this “He has already taken a position on this matter.”by appearing on the cover of the magazine for example stubborn. Above all, the homophobic “meme” returns to Twitter regularly to celebrate the exploits of the now top scorer in the history of the French team, under the cover of humor: the phrase “Fut me ass ** Jerrod. »

Created and popularized by videographer Mohamed Heni – known for smashing TVs with every poor performance by Olympique de Marseille, the meme was still popular on Twitter this morning. “These are problematic and discriminatory notes.”Condemns Yoann Le Maire. “It’s easy to humiliate someone. You’re PD, passive, submissive and I have rights over you.”

player actions

The activist judges this anti-gay climate “Devastating for children who feel gay. They find it difficult to bear it because they love football. We see young people like this in training centres.”

He believes that professional players should between example On the subject, like Antoine Griezmann, who also took a stand against homophobia in football – moreover, he has outlived Olivier Giroud. Yoann Le Maire implements anti-homophobia awareness actions in training centers and ensures the following: “Teachers need to model professionals to be trusted.”

“It takes real will on the part of the players to change things and break taboos. We are simply asking to engage moderately and say ‘I am against homophobia’,” asks the former professional player.

But he believes the players “don’t be alarmed”, As evidenced by the recent statements of Hugo Lloris: the captain of the French national team called for respect. “country culture” When asked about wearing the armband ” one love “ in favor of its inclusion during the World Cup in Qatar, in a country where same-sex relations between adults are illegal.

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