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Germany's Hitzlsperger hailed for coming out

The German public and pro athletes have hailed as courageous the former German national player Thomas Hitzlsperger's decision to come out as gay. Hitzlsperger said he'd done so to prove that being a gay professional soccer player was not a contradiction in terms, and to help promote more tolerance.

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