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Vancouver Whitecap Lee Nguyen tweets 'fagggggggg,' teammate Jay DeMerit is an ally

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You've got to wonder why some people in the public eye bother to get on Twitter. So many of them can't control themselves. Our second report today on a homophobic tweet comes from Gays4soccer and features Vancouver Whitecap midfielder Lee Nguyen (right) calling teammate Brad Nighton a (and I quote) “fagggggggg.”

This was the same day that Gays4soccer announced the addition of Vancouver Whitecap Jay DeMerit to their list of allies.

Nguyen tweeted what seems like a deeply heartfelt apology to Gays4soccer and asks what he can do to make up for it:

The Whitecaps issued a statement saying Nguyen has gotten a formal warning.