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â€No Gays’ in Italian National Football says Lippi by Gary Cosby

Marcello Lippi, the coach of the Italian national football team, has once again made comments deemed discriminatory against gay men in football. His latest controversial remarks came during an interview this week with the European Internet television program KlausCondicio.

Lippi, who on a previous occasion had stated he had never met a gay player or heard of one in his 40 year career, said during the interview that â€In the current climate, two national team players could never be involved in an open relationshipâ€

He went on to say â€Imagine how a homosexual couple in football would be perceived. Even if, socially, most people would support and understand such a situation it would nonetheless become magnified and eventually be viewed negativelyâ€

His comments coincide with a recent upsurge in antigay attacks in Rome, including an assault on a male couple and a gay club being targeted by arsonists.

In response Arcigay, a leading gay rights group in Italy, issued a statement condemning Lippi’s remarks.

"Words like these fortify the prejudice that homosexual relationships are dirty and unspeakable, uttered by a person who plays an educational role model for millions of Italian boys playing soccer and who believe in sport as a model of social and cultural life.â€

The coach, who led Italy to victory in the 2006 World Cup, has previously been quoted as saying there are no gay players in football.

"This is not a question of culture but is more related to the fact that such a relation would create conflicts contrary to the interests of the dynamics of the group.†said Lippi.

Rome’s mayor, Gianni Alemanno, supports Arcigay’s calls for antidiscrimination legislation.

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â€No Gays’ in Italian National Football says Lippi by Gary Cosby

Marcello Lippi, the coach of the Italian national football team, has once again made comments deemed discriminatory against gay men in football. His latest controversial remarks came during an interview this week with the European Internet television program KlausCondicio.

Lippi, who on a previous occasion had stated he had never met a gay player or heard of one in his 40 year career, said during the interview that â€In the current climate, two national team players could never be involved in an open relationshipâ€

He went on to say â€Imagine how a homosexual couple in football would be perceived. Even if, socially, most people would support and understand such a situation it would nonetheless become magnified and eventually be viewed negativelyâ€

His comments coincide with a recent upsurge in antigay attacks in Rome, including an assault on a male couple and a gay club being targeted by arsonists.

In response Arcigay, a leading gay rights group in Italy, issued a statement condemning Lippi’s remarks.

"Words like these fortify the prejudice that homosexual relationships are dirty and unspeakable, uttered by a person who plays an educational role model for millions of Italian boys playing soccer and who believe in sport as a model of social and cultural life.â€

The coach, who led Italy to victory in the 2006 World Cup, has previously been quoted as saying there are no gay players in football.

"This is not a question of culture but is more related to the fact that such a relation would create conflicts contrary to the interests of the dynamics of the group.†said Lippi.

Rome’s mayor, Gianni Alemanno, supports Arcigay’s calls for antidiscrimination legislation.

For weekly gay news, chat and soundbites visit http://www.maleforce.com

Links for this story:
http://www.arcigay.it/arcigay-english
http://www.lifeinitaly.com/node/3034

Article Source: http://www.earticlesonline.com/Article/---No-Gays----in-Italian-National-Football-says-Lippi/607892

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Lionel Messi Won The Golden Globe Prize by yeah

Beijing at 2:00 on January 11 FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland, annual awards, announced at the conference in the 2010 Golden Globe Winners Cup. The player with the World Cup Football Shirt in the world and Golden Globe award won for the first time since the merger of Barcelona star Lionel Messi on the other hand, Mourinho has won the Coach of the Year Marta won the World Cup Miss World Hammett - Objective Altintop won the best goals, the wife of football coach Silvia year in Haiti under 17 team won the Fair Play Award for women. others have also been released.
Historically, the FIFA World Player Awards, organized and "France Football" magazine "led Golden Globe world's most prestigious football two individual awards. In 2010, the prices announced by the two agencies combined, FIFA, Ball Gold, though of course, the price of the corresponding individual football. The award of three Golden Globes After the screening, FIFA announced the initial list of 23 pre-selection, but FIFA has announced a month ago, a list of the last 3 ballot will have three players of FC Barcelona Xavi in Cheap Football Shirts Thailand, Messi Iraq never Sita, the final competition.
Finally, as guests of honor at the Barcelona coach Guardiola announced that Lionel Messi won the Golden Globe Award The second purpose Iniesta, Xavi finished third.
Lionel Messi in the last round of the Golden Globes from 0.2009 to 10 excellent season, Lionel Messi of Barcelona during the years of playing in 34 goals in 10 goals in the Champions League and three goals in the Cup this season following Messi in the state 15 amazing cycle of the First Division in 18 balls, 6, 6 goals to win the Champions League, five World Cup Matches in the country will continue into 4 balls, 4 games 2 goals in the national tournament. With a high score to hit wonder aloud Aspen Lionel Messi, Xavi in Brazil Football Shirt, Iniesta has again won the Golden Globe won the Golden Globe in 2009 years after the golden goal to reach the defense of Messi. Also Van Basten in 1989, after the Golden Globe and an advocate.
Acceptance speech Macy's in the sermon was surprised that he can win this award. During the ceremony before the news conference, Massey's sermon. "Even though I won the world championship, but I think I have a good year"
Throughout the ceremony, Van Basten announced as guest of the FIFA best lineup after the team U-17 women in Haiti won the FIFA Fair Play. Then the Forest as guests of honor, Women's Soccer Coach of the Year was awarded to Germany coach Silvia - Ned. The next presentation was the best football coach Jose Mourinho won prize Forest. Then, the slain President's Annual Award FIFA World Cup hosts South Africa's political personality. Hammett - Altintop of Turkey in the match against Kazakhstan to win volleyball in the waves, the world's best goal award. Finally replaced the Miss World Cup, the FIFA Golden Ball, Marta of Brazil with the Robinho Shirt won the soccer star Women's World, Mademoiselle, is the Brazilian actress, won the award for 5 consecutive years. The latest Golden Globes are presented by Lionel Messi

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