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Many are outraged after the agent for the captain of Germany’s national football team has blamed the teams failed attempt to clench the winning title was due to the squad being filled with “gay players”.
Michael Becker, who represents captain Michael Ballack, reportedly blasted the World Cup Team, who came in third place as being a “bunch of gays” and that was the reason they didn’t return home with the coveted trophy that was awarded to Spain.
The agent continued his tirade of abuse against his client’s colleagues, claiming to Der Spiegel magazine that the other players were jealous of Ballack because he was photographed for Vanity Fair and said the others weren’t because they were "mediocre, ugly, untalented, bureaucratic, provincial, unmanly or gay."
Becker has been subject to outrage since his derogatory comments were made, with German national coach Joachim Löw refusing to even respond, as he would "not stoop so low."
Other national clubs have insisted that they do not agree with the views of Becker and states their club holds "absolutely no resentment toward homosexuals."
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