A former Everton, West Ham and Aston Villa player has become the first ex-Premier League footballer to announce that he is gay.
Thomas Hitzlsperger, who won 52 caps for Germany, made the announcement in Zeit magazine.
The 31-year-old, who has retired from professional football, said his sexuality "only dawned on" him in recent years.
Former Norwich City and Nottingham Forest footballer Justin Fashanu was the first top-flight footballer to reveal he was gay.
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