Pic: Bayern Munich fans hold up banner supporting homosexuality in football 7 years ago

Pic: Bayern Munich fans hold up banner supporting homosexuality in football

Fair play to the Bayern Ultras. More of this please.

Football still has a way to go to be more inclusive to all sorts of sections of society but steps in the right direction towards gay footballers are beginning to happen.

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From Robbie Rogers being an openly gay player in the MLS to the overwhelmingly positive reaction to Thomas Hitzlsperger speaking about his sexuality recently, football is catching up with the rest of society who, broadly speaking, couldn't care less about people's sexuality.

That mood was perfectly reflected by Bayern Munich supporters during their game with Eintracht Frankfurt at the weekend. A group of fans held up a sign that said 'Fußball ist alles, auch schwul' (Football is everything, including gay). It's a simple message and hopefully it is one that will be picked up at clubs all over the world.

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Hat-tip to 101greatgoals for the image.

The fans also unveiled an impressive tifo to their former president Kurt Landauer, a Jew who was persecuted by the Nazis.

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