Blackpool FC’s Jake Daniels Becomes UK First Openly Gay Active Footballer

Jesse Williams

By Jesse Williams

Jesse Williams

16 May 2022

Blackpool FC’s Jake Daniels has come out as gay, becoming the UK’s first and only active openly gay professional player.

“Keen to break the stigma” within the sport the 17-year-old also becomes the first UK male professional footballer to come out as gay since Justin Fashanu in 1990.

“Now is the right time to do it. I feel like I am ready to tell people my story. ivermectin pour on goat dose I want people to know the real me,” Daniels said in an interview with Sky Sports News.

“I have been thinking for a long time about how I want to do it, when I want to do it. I know now is the time. I am ready to be myself, be free and be confident with it all,”

“I can’t really put a date on it, but I was probably five or six years old when I knew I was gay. So it’s been a long time that I have been living with the lie. ivermectin carpet python

“Since I’ve come out to my family, my club and my teammates, that period of overthinking everything and the stress it created has gone. It was impacting my mental health.

“Now I am just confident and happy to be myself finally. stromectol posologia