Netherlands: When this Georgian soccer player wore a rainbow arm band, people lost their minds

A professional soccer player has turned his home nation upside down by simply wearing a rainbow-colored arm band in a professional soccer match.

Guram Kashia wore the arm band to support LGBT rights in the Netherlands, where he plays professional soccer for SBV Vitesse. The effort was part of a nationwide effort in soccer to support LGBT equality.

So what’s the hubbub? Kashia is a player on the Georgia national team. While the country has some discrimination protections for LGBT people, there is a ban on same-sex marriage.

None of that has stopped a vocal group of people from totally losing their minds over this simple gesture. Read more via OUT Sports