20-year-old Swedish footballer Anton Hysen has announced that he is gay.
Hysen, who is the son of Liverpool player Glenn Hysen, plays for Utsiktens BK of Gothenburg. He is the first footballer in Sweden to come out of the closet.
He told Offside magazine: “I am a footballer. And gay. If I perform as a footballer, then I do not think it matters if I like girls or boys.”