‘No words’: gay Australian footballer Josh Cavallo calls out homophobic crowd abuse

  • Adelaide United player targeted in game at Melbourne Victory
  • Cavallo says those who abused him should be held accountable

Josh Cavallo, who last year became the only openly gay professional top flight men’s footballer in the world, says he has “no words” to describe his disappointment at being targeted by homophobic abuse during an A-League Men game over the weekend.

The Adelaide United player came on as a second-half substitute during the Reds’ away game at Melbourne Victory on Saturday night and said afterwards that he had received abuse from the crowd at AAMI Park.

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