– I’ve been thinking for a long time how to do it and when I want to do it. I know the time is now. I’m ready to be myself and be free and make sure of all this. I don’t know how long ago I learned. Maybe when I was five or six years old I already realized that I was gay. So I have been living in a lie for a long time – said the 17-year-old football player in an interview with the foreign press.

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– I’ve had girlfriends in the past to make all my mates think I’m straight, but it was just a huge cover. At school, people even asked me if I wasn’t really gay. Then I said no, Daniels admitted.

About the fact that he was gay, Jake Daniels first told his mother and sister, who admitted to him that they had known about his hidden preferences for a long time. He later told his close family and finally spoke to his friends from the club. They reportedly gave him great support. – Of course, everyone was somewhat shocked and asked why I didn’t tell them sooner. It was a great reaction because it showed how much they care – said the player.

This step into the unknown for Daniels was inspired by the athletes who dared to announce to the world that they were gay before him: Josh Cavallo, Matt Morton and Tom Daly.


One of the last ambassadors of Polish football in the Spanish League. Like Bartłomiej Pawłowski Colors Malaga for a year. Why no longer? The player admits that he excelled in strength and speed during training, trouble came when the match started. Everything was happening too fast for him. No exception, which is why the Spaniards closed the door to Polish players today, which is what we are talking about in the fifth episode of the podcast “X-ray”. Currently, Pawłowski is at the club where he feels best – Widzew.