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QX Magazine is the largest GLBT publication in Scandinavia, and out soccer player Anton Hysén posed for its cover soon after coming out last year:
One year later, he’s returned to do another cover for them, wearing much, much, much less…
Shaking, thrusting, gyrating. Anton Hysén’s “Let’s Dance” performance this past weekend is quite simply put, hot.
Also this weekend Anton won Gaydar Radio’s Hero of the Year award. Congratulations. Hopefully you’ll be snagging the MLS Newcomer of the Year award very soon.
Out Swedish soccer player Anton Hysén earned a standing ovation and a top score with he and his partner Sigrid Bernson’s pasodoble to Madonna’s “Hung Up.”
Anton’s success on this show just shows the kind of exposure having an out star can bring to soccer and we’re all proud of him and rooting for him.
After a top-scoring cha cha in week one, Anton Hysén and his partner Sigrid Bernson survived the first elimination week of Sweden’s “Let’s Dance” with a quickstep to a song from a pop star who hails from the same city as Anton.
He’s working on a pasodoble to a Madonna hit for this weekend.
Out Swedish pro soccer player Anton Hysén began his night job this past weekend as he became a contestant on the new season of “Let’s Dance,” their version of “Dancing with the Stars.”
His Week One offering is a cha cha to Maroon 5′s “Moves Like Jagger.”
- Out Swedish footballer Anton Hysén has been revealed as one of the cast members of “Let’s Dance,” their version of “Dancing With the Stars.” Maybe when he’s visiting London this summer he and Hope Solo can hit up a ballroom together.
- Jason Davis continues his streak of awesome soccer writing this week with a review of the updated MLS Live service on USSoccerPlayers.com.
- David Beckham talks to CNN ahead of tonight’s CCL matchup with Toronto FC.
- KCKRS brings us photographs of First Lady Michelle Obama and Samantha Cameron, wife of the UK Prime Minister, hanging out with the US Women’s National Team.
Today marks the one year anniversary since Swedish pro soccer player Anton Hysén came out publicly to the media.
The first male pro player to come out in 21 years, Hysén remains the only out man to take the field professionally.
Thank you for your courage in this past year Anton, and thank you for being a good friend to gay4soccer. Hopefully our wait won’t be another two decades for the next out man to play the game professionally, and hopefully we will see you or someone else out play in MLS very soon.
Both Anton Hysén and David Testo were out and about this weekend — and there are some very nice pictures documenting their activities — so we recap what they were up to after the jump. read more…