Recently out gay NFL hopeful Michael Sam has announced a new range of clothing and accessories featuring rainbow logos and ‘Stand with Sam’, and ‘SamStrong’ slogans.
Michael Sam, a University of Missouri football player came out in an ESPN interview on 9 February.
Sam took to Twitter at the weekend to announce, and promote, the new lines of t-shirts and badges, which all feature the slogans, and some which feature rainbow designs.
He tweeted: “Hey Guys, #StandWithSam and #SamStrong gear is finally available at http://michaelsam.com/shop/”
The NFL released a statement saying: “We admire Michael Sam’s honesty and courage. Michael is a football player. Any player with ability and determination can succeed in the NFL. We look forward to welcoming and supporting Michael Sam in 2014.”