Yes, he is a gay.
Or is it?!
So what if he likes doing it with blokes?
I for one am totally fine with his disgusting lifestyle choice.
I'd be fine playing football with a gay fella - and wouldn't even mind sharing a hot shower after the game with a handsome muscular young man like Mr Hitzlsperger.
Thom is very brave - braver than a Resistance fighter in Occupied France IMHO - hopefully he will inspire other gay footballers like Ashley Cole to come out [Subs: Can the lawyers check this?]
And well done to young Tom Daley - I always thought he looked a bit poofy, but the wife likes him.
The times they are a-changing room!
Maybe one day newspaper columnists won't have to write cliché-ridden old crap like this.
We must never forget Justin Fashanu - a top player who took his own life after
Let's kick homeopathy out of football once and for all!
• Johnny Allman plays for Liverpool United. He writes in a personal capacity.