Van Gaal is one of the most decorated managers in world football, having won 20 major honours in his managerial career. He is also a fully qualified physical education teacher, and worked at high schools during his career as a semi-professional footballer. He moved to Barcelona in and won two league titles and one Copa del Rey , but left after disagreements with the club's hierarchy. This preceded another brief spell at Barcelona, before he returned to AZ, where he won an Eredivisie title, and was hired by Bayern Munich in He was then hired at Manchester United later that summer, where he won one FA Cup before being dismissed in Van Gaal was born in Amsterdam.
Louis van Gaal: 'I noticed in my career that it's the more creative players who are gay'
Van Gaal explique le tabou de l'homosexualité dans le foot
Louis van Gaal has claimed that football does not mirror society with respect to the number of professionals who are gay. The former Man United boss also revealed that he suspected some of his former players were homosexual but chose not to ask them out of respect and not wanting to make their lives more difficult. But when you do come out, the pressure for a gay footballer will be massive. You need to take so many hurdles. Can you handle that and will you feel okay with that?
Louis van Gaal: the liberal, the enemy and... err, the poet
Louis van Gaal has made the astonishing claim that there are only a few gay players in football. But he says that sexuality remains such a taboo subject inside dressing rooms that he would never advise a player to come out. Gossips, photos and videos, exclusive interviews, breaking news from the rainbow world of queer people are waiting for you here. So, stay tuned and get to know who, where, when and with whom in the world of lgbt, happy and proud people.
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