Last week, National Hockey League’s Henrik Zetterberg and Victor Hedman spoke out against Russia’s anti-gay law as well as its impact on the upcoming Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.
Detroit Free Press reports:
“I think that everyone should be able to be themselves,” Zetterberg said. “It’s unbelievable that it can be this way in this time, especially in a big country like Russia.”
Fellow Swedish player Victor Hedman, who plays for the Tampa Bay Lightning, also had strong things to say about the law: “That’s completely wrong, we’re all humans. No one should have a say in what way you’re sexually oriented.[/quote]
Victor Hedman (left) and Henrik Zetterberg (right)