Australian footballer Josh Cavallo on Wednesday, announced that he was gay. The midfielder, who plies his trade for Adelaide United in the A-League, took to Twitter to release a statement where he wrote, "As a gay footballer, I know there are other players living in silence. I want to help change this, to show that everyone is welcome in the game of football, and deserves the right to be their authentic self."

Take a look at his tweet:

His club, Adelaide United, released a video of him, watch below:

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