100 days – Day 77
‘Colourful football shoes made World Cup a homosexual abomination,’ says Russian priest
(headline in today’s Independent)
Priest Alexander Shumsky seems to have taken particular exception to the brightly colored footwear on display in Brazil, writing in his column on Christian website Russian People’s Line that players who wear green, yellow, pink or blue shoes helped promote the “gay rainbow.”
“Wearing pink or blue shoes, [the players] might as well wear women’s panties or a bra,” Shumsky wrote, adding that he was also offended by the “unthinkable” hairstyles of some of the players in Brazil.
(pity we can’t see their shoes; nice dresses though!)
a footnote (sorry!) It could have been worse: ……..