Entertainment figures including Matt Lucas, Eddie Izzard and Roman Kemp have supported Jake Daniels, after he became the first pro footballer to come out as gay in 32 years.
“Brilliant, brave Jake Daniels – a professional championship footballer with Blackpool FC – has come out.
“I salute you, Jake,” Eddie Izzard said, linking to a report on the news of Daniels coming out.
The Blackpool FC forward is the first male professional player in the UK to come out since Justin Fashanu in 1990.
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