Brazilian Soccer Player Wants You To Know His Homophobia Doesn’t Make Him Homophobic

Alex_Rodrigo_Dias_da_Costa_1“God created Adam and Eve, not Adam and Yves.”

Brazilian soccer player Alex Da Costa is just full of wisdom like this, and he isn’t ashamed to let his opinions be known. But he should be.

Alex doesn’t consider his hate speech — like saying it’s not ok for two men to live together — to be homophobic. Speaking to Swedish paper Expressen, the athlete described his terrible logic:

“God says one should love all people for what they are. We love everyone but do not like those who do not stand for what the Bible says. But this is not about homophobia.”

Still homophobia, Alex.

Since Alex is so clearly devoted to the Bible as an eternal and static set of rules and guidelines for all people, we have to wonder how he feels about ham sandwiches:

“And the swine, though he divide the hoof, and be clovenfooted, yet he cheweth not the cud; he is unclean to you.” Leviticus 11:7-8

Or playing soccer matches on Sundays:

“Ye shall keep the sabbath therefore; for it is holy unto you: every one that defileth it shall surely be put to death: for whosoever doeth any work therein, that soul shall be cut off from among his people.

Six days may work be done; but in the seventh is the sabbath of rest, holy to the LORD: whosoever doeth any work in the sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death.” Exodus 31:14-15

Sorry Alex, you don’t get to cherry pick from the Bible to justify your homophobia as dogma. Try again. Or don’t.

h/t: GayStar News

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  • Ro88

    I don’t agree with him but I cannot say that it’s not logical either. I mean, his speach is the same old crap “love the sinner, not the sin”, simple as that.

  • B Damion

    Alex the bible also says-He that is without sin among you, let him cast the first stone.

    And clearly Alex that is you. Because you have never sinned a day in your life right?

    Sir, have several seats please!

    Thank you.

  • Bromancer7

    He’s clearly going to Hell by virtue of his mixed-fiber uniforms. Big no-no!

  • corey

    Phobia/phobic is fear of something, is he afraid he might like it like most homophobes?

  • Mikah


  • theviagrafalls

    Im from Brazil aaaaaaaaaaaaaaand we have tons of douchebags like those

  • Lauchlan

    well that’s interesting Mr Da Costa :- “god made Adam and Eve” …. And then what happened ?, in order for the repopulation of the earth eve must have screwed her sons as well as Adam , correct me if I’m wrong but isn’t that forbidden in the buybull? .Secondly I can’t be arsed to do the Mendelian mathematics but I would have thought with all that interbreeding there would have been a lot of recessive mutations. No need to refer to the bible where no mention is made of genetic defectives ; can’t believe there would have been none In that ever-happy land. We’re they just like what happened years later bunged into a basket of rushes a la Moses , or a convenient sacrifice before a burning bush? Sorry Mr Da Costa it just doesn’t make sense; if you want to start to think what would have happened to Adam and eves children I refer you to the case of the Cole family in Southern Australia 2013 by the fourth generation after sister and brother coupling there were numerous cases of idiocy, congenital deformities ,including blindness and deafness.
    So before you open your mouth and utter these trite partings can I just tell you that for every 100 females born 106 males are , so even in your little Adam and Eve idealistic world wherewithal every male has a mate ,there must have been some man on man action!

  • jasentylar

    @Lauchlan: Not to defend this guy, but what you just said was pretty illogical. If you believe the Bible, then adam and eve were perfect humans. Meaning the sleeping with sons and daughters did not affect earlier humans like it does us because we are so far removed from perfection. And the Bible mentions male on male sex occurring in many cities. Once again, thats if you buy into the Bible.

  • AnitaMann

    Don’t know about the homophobic part, but it does make him a stupid jackass.

  • Zekester

    “Do the pants make my ass look fat?”

    No, not at all. It’s your FAT ASS that makes your ass look fat!

    It’s not your opinion that makes you a homophobe. It’s your homophobic opinion that makes you a homophobe.

  • doug105

    Hate the religion, Love the believer. Try telling them that and you will get to see just how much they really believe in it.

  • RomanHans

    @doug105: Great point. “Religious people are generally stupid and low-income, but I really like you!”

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