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Moussa Konate warns it will be difficult to bring LGBTQ community from home to the country

Moussa Konate warns it will be difficult to bring LGBTQ community from home to the country

World’s only openly gay active pro footballer is concerned for LGBTQ community ahead of Qatar 2022 World Cup bid, fears for future

Moussa Konate is one of seven openly gay players who have been nominated for the prestigious Golden Ball award

Konate is worried about the impact of the Qatar 2022 World Cup on his home country

He said: ‘It would have been nice for the world to be more accepting. It has been a difficult period for us, but I have been able to come out and play with this message.’

Qatar 2022’s only openly gay actor – who starred in four roles in Qatar 2022’s opening ceremony – has warned that it will be difficult to bring the LGBTQ community from home to the country.

Nasir Ahmed Al-Saidi, who stars in the opening ceremony’s ‘Liftoff’, has written about the challenges of bringing his co-star, Moussa Konate, to Qatar and the problems he faces trying to play a man for the city’s population.

Nasir Ahmed Al-Saidi, who stars in the opening ceremony’s ‘Liftoff’, has written about the challenges of bringing his co-star, Moussa Konate, to Qatar

Mr Konate, a forward for Tottenham Hotspur, is concerned about the impact of the Qatar 2022 World Cup on his home country and believes that by supporting the bid, the world at large has been ‘turned against us.’

Qatar 2022’s only openly gay actor – who starred in four roles in Qatar 2022’s opening ceremony – has warned that it will be difficult to bring the LGBTQ community from home to the country

He said: ‘It would have been nice for the world to be more accepting. It has been a difficult period for us, but I have been able to come out and play with this message.’

His fears of this being a ‘disaster waiting to happen’ are likely to be shared by others.

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