Once again, the soccer world expelled from its circle a protagonist who spoke out against gender diversity and refugee immigration. On this occasion, the Hertha Berlin German was the one who fired his goalkeeper coach, Zsolt Petry, after you have performed homophobic and xenophobic statements in the middle of his country, Hungary.
“Hertha BSC separates from Zsolt Petry. After an interview that the club was not aware of before, our management decided to fire our goalkeeping coach with immediate effect.“the Bundesliga club wrote in an official statement.
In a note with the newspaper Magyar Nemzet – related to the Hungarian government of ultranationalist Viktor Orbán – Petry had criticized his compatriot Peter Gulacsi, Leipzig goalkeeper, for being part of a team that he says supports gay marriage: “I don’t understand how you can support homosexuals, transvestites and people with those sexual identities. “.
And had also said that “the European continent has morally fallen very low” and that “You are immediately accused of being a racist, if it seems to you that immigration brought so many horrible criminals to Europe”.
Petry had been in office since 2015.
In the aforementioned Hertha post, Petry (54 years old) made his disclaimer: “I want to emphasize that I am neither homophobic nor xenophobic. I am very sorry for my statement on immigration policy and I would like to apologize to all the people who seek refuge with us already whom I have offended “.
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