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Irish Footballer Thanks “Girlfriends, Boyfriends” Of Teammates In Front Of Packed Crowd

Screen Shot 2014-03-19 at 9.08.26 AMThis is our kind of ally.

In a victory speech at the All Ireland club football championship, St. Vincent team captain Ger Brennan did what many team captains before him have done: thanked the families of his teammates for their support.

Except this is the first time the girlfriends and boyfriends of the footballers have been thanked.

What we really love about Brennan’s comment is how much of a total non-event it seems to be for him to acknowledge gay teammates in front of a crowd full of fans.

And in what’s sure to be a shock to socially conservative idiots the world over, the stadium doesn’t start to crumble. Parents aren’t forced to shield their young, and hell doesn’t crack the field open enveloping everyone in a torturous flaming abyss.

In fact, nothing happens at all except a seamless celebration of the teams victory.

It’s quite a beautiful thing to witness. And the accent isn’t hurting.

Teammates of high profile athletes like Michael Sam and Jason Collins take note.

Here’s the clip:

By:           Dan Tracer
On:           Mar 19, 2014
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  • 5 Comments
    • Cam
      Cam

      Love this

      Mar 19, 2014 at 3:06 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Billy Budd
      Billy Budd

      So cute.

      Mar 19, 2014 at 6:41 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Richard
      Richard

      A non-issue. As it should be. Adorable.

      Mar 19, 2014 at 7:21 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Sebizzar
      Sebizzar

      @Richard: Exactly, this was smooth :)

      Mar 20, 2014 at 2:04 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Kangol
      Kangol

      That’s the way to do it!

      Mar 20, 2014 at 11:03 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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