Provorov told a crowd of outraged sports journalists as the rest of his team walked gracefully across the ice in costumes, they are colorful.
NHL star Ivan Provorov refused to attend the Philadelphia Flyers pride party or wear a rainbow jersey, saying that if he wanted to support the gay agenda, he would play football instead. hockey.
“Look, I have nothing against gay people,” Provorov told a crowd of outraged sports journalists as the rest of his team walked gracefully across the ice in costumes, they are colorful. “But I don’t wear those. Let all the gay stuff in football be where it belongs. Besides, I believe in God and other things, and I don’t want to disobey him, so that’s why. let’s go.”
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The sports world has expressed unbridled outrage at the decision. “The lives of LGBTQ+ people are in jeopardy unless everyone on earth affirms their sex lives by wearing special uniforms and saluting a special flag,” said Sports Illustrated writer Gloop Schnixen said in an editorial. “If Provorov refuses to show unquestioning allegiance to our belief system, then he is a fascist and must be beaten until he obeys.”
NHL analysts explained that the 26-year-old Ivan came to North America to play his junior hockey in Canada when he was 16 years old. So he should be used to cultural differences with his native Russia. “If this is a very big issue for him and maybe it’s about fitting in with his teammate’s group and community and here in this country, then that’s fine. You can feel like it,” Hradek said. Added. “If it bothers you that much, you always have the chance to quit.”
When members of the media asked him what religion he practices, Ivan Provorov said he was Russian Orthodox, and on Wednesday night Hradek told his NHL Network that the comments were disrespectful and that Provorov should leave North America. He said he feels
Major League Soccer representatives confirm that they host Pride Night every night and invite anyone who doesn’t feel welcome in the NHL to attend one of their soccer games for free. So far, no one has accepted the invitation. As of press time, the NHL has caused more controversy after some players refused to wear sparkly princess dresses during Awareness Night through.
“Let’s go back to where we feel more comfortable,” Hradek continued. I understand there is a short circuit over there. The team donned rainbow-colored jerseys, used sticks wrapped in the rainbow-colored tape during warm-ups before the game, and posted a photo of the players wearing the jerseys in a tweet. The team also tweeted a video of some of the shirts hanging in the locker room, reading, “Hockey belongs to everyone.”
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