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

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.