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