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USA: female footballer booed for beliefs

Jaelene Hinkle, a footballer for North Carolina Courage, received vocal abuse in May after having refused to play for the United States national team in 2017 because her Christian faith prevented her from wearing a shirt honouring LGBTQ Pride Month.


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Jaelene Hinkle| photo: YouTube

The North Carolina Courage defender, 25, was selected for games against Sweden and Norway in June 2017 when the shirt numbers were rainbow coloured.