The recent coming-out of Josh Cavallo, a 21-year-old Adelaide United player, was rightly received positively.

The fact that it still is is a bit sad in itself, with ex-player Dion Dublin suggesting footballers don’t give a damn about it, and those gay players struggling to navigate the opening needn’t be that concerned.

With luck, Cavallo will have the way “I think it’s brilliant” @DionDublinsDube praised Adelaide United player Josh Cavallo after he came out gay this week.