Mexican Soccer Player Says He’s Not Gay, But if He Was, You Shouldn’t Care

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This is Jonathan dos Santos.

Con la mirada puesta en nuestro objetivo! #VamosMéxico?? Mañana es un dia muy importante! #Juntospodemos

A photo posted by Jonathan Dos Santos (@jona2santos) on

He plays for Mexico’s national soccer team.

Mañana vamos por nuestro pase a la Final!! #VamosMéxico?? #Juntospodemos #CopaOro

A photo posted by Jonathan Dos Santos (@jona2santos) on

And he’s the younger brother of Mexico standout Giovani dos Santos.

No hay palabras para describir este maravilloso momento.Otro sueño hecho realidad!?? @oficialgio

A photo posted by Jonathan Dos Santos (@jona2santos) on

Jonathan also plays for Villarreal of La Liga in Spain.

Huesca?Vuelve la Copa del Rey y tambien mi hermano @mateom77 despues de 7 meses…Que alegria guachito!! ?? #Endavant

A photo posted by Jonathan Dos Santos (@jona2santos) on

Recently, the Mexican gossip magazine TV Notas reported that Jonathan was gay.

Credit: TVNotas

According to the story, dos Santos has been in a seven-month relationship with Villarreal teammate Mateo Musacchio.

Enhorabuena a mi bro @mateom77 por su convocatoria mas que merecida con la Seleccion Absoluta de Argentina ?Dale boludo!!!

A photo posted by Jonathan Dos Santos (@jona2santos) on

And here’s the SMOKING GUN: Instagram photos!

Credit: TVNotas

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Yep, photos like this one:

#Repost @jona2santos with @repostapp. ・・・ Mexico & Aregentina = Carpe Diem? @mateom77

A photo posted by Mateo Musacchio (@mateomusacchio5) on

And this one:

Mucho animo Guachito! No tengo duda de que volveras mas fuerte porque eres un grande! Se te aprecia hermano! ?? @mateom77

A photo posted by Jonathan Dos Santos (@jona2santos) on

That’s it, TVNotas? They take photos together?


After the story sparked a buzz on social media, dos Santos stepped in right away to nip it in the bud:

“To the media: If I were gay, I wouldn’t have a problem talking about it. Invent something else. Don’t promote discrimination and yellow journalism.✋ #enough.”

Translation: GOT ‘EM.


Well done, Jonathan.


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5 Years After Defecting, Baseball Player Allowed to Return Home


5 Years After Defecting, Baseball Player Allowed to Return Home

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It had been five years since Yael Puig had seen his family. Jose Abrue had not seen his 2-year-old son since 2013. All this changed when the two baseball players recently returned to Cuba since defecting.

Puig, midfielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers, and Abrue, 2014 AL Rookie of the Year, took a three-day trip to the island as part of Major League Baseball’s Goodwill Tour, all in hopes for the MLB to make a comeback in Cuba. But for Puig and Abrue, it was the long-awaited trip home.

“It was special to see all the players’ faces, the emotions they have,” said Miguel Cabrera, who is also part of the tour. “It’s special when you come back to your country, the land where you grew up.”

The players were greeted by family, childhood coaches, and friends at the Hotel Nacional.

Read more and see pictures of these Cuban defectors USA Today’s coverage here.

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