First openly gay NFL player picked by St Louis in draft

Michael Sam has become the first openly gay player in a pro-American football team after he was picked by the St Louis Rams during a draft.

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Sam becomes first openly gay player in the NFL

Michael Sam has become the first openly gay player in a pro-American football team, after he was picked by the St Louis Rams during a draft.

After hearing of the news he would be playing for St Louis, he hugged, kissed and tweeted a picture of himself with his boyfriend to thousands of fans:

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