Adelaide United’s Josh Cavallo comes out in Twitter post

Young Socceroo Josh Cavallo has announced himself as the only gay current male professional footballer in the world after revealing his sexual orientation in an emotional post on social media.

Josh Cavallo of Adelaide United (left).Credit:Getty

The 21-year-old Adelaide United midfielder took the brave step to become the first openly gay male athlete to play in the A-League and the only current male professional in the world by penning an open letter on Twitter.

Cavallo, who has made one appearance for Australia’s youth team and cited the need to help create a safe space for others to come forward, made the announcement on Wednesday afternoon.

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