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Football Player Michael Sam Displays His Muscles for 'Out,' Discusses Coming Out to His Team

Football Player Michael Sam Displays His Muscles for 'Out,' Discusses Coming Out to His Team

Football player Michael Sam, famous for his public kiss with boyfriend Vito Cammisano during the NFL draft, shows off his muscles on the cover of Out magazine’s August 2014 issue.

Here’s what the 24-year-old St. Louis Rams player had to share with the mag:

On his boyfriend: “We didn’t start off as huge fans of each other. I went up to him to ask if he was OK [when he puked at a party], and he started cursing at me, screaming, ‘F*ck off — do you know who I am?’ I told him I didn’t care who he was. We didn’t speak again for two years.”

On being gay at school: “Everyone knew Vito was gay, so we couldn’t even be seen together. There was a lot of climbing out of windows. Vito was really the person who showed me I had to do it. I wanted us to be comfortable.”

On coming out to his team: “When I got up there in front of my team, it was actually the first time I said the words to anyone: ‘I am gay.’ Mizzou is a family. At another school, it might have been a different story.”

For more from Michael, visit Out.com.

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