Colts’ Jim Irsay shows support for Raiders’ Carl Nassib
Indianapolis Colts owner and CEO Jim Irsay revealed his assistance for Las Vegas Raiders protective end Carl Nassib in a tweet on Wednesday.
On Monday, Nassib came out as the NFL’s first-ever active gay gamer when he made his statement through Instagram.
Irsay tweeted his assistance, applauding Nassib’s choice to come out, a choice that was fulfilled with loads of appreciation and assistance on social networks.
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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell likewise offered a declaration rapidly following Nassib’s statement.
“Representation matters,” Goodell stated in a declaration. “We share his hope that someday soon statements like his will no longer be newsworthy as we march toward full equality for the LGBTQ+ community. We wish Carl the best of luck this coming season.”
Nassib likewise contributed $100,000 to The Trevor Job, a company that concentrates on suicide avoidance for the LGBTQ+ neighborhood.
Previous Missouri and St. Louis Rams protective end Michael Sam was the first-ever gay gamer prepared into the NFL in 2014 however was cut prior to the routine season began.
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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.