The Melbourne Rovers won the Justin Fashanu Cup in Sydney at the weekend, defeating the Sydney Rangers 2-1 at St George Soccer Stadium.

The cup, now in its second year, is an annual match between the only gay male soccer teams in Australia.

It was a fantastic day and a great chance to honour Justin Fashanu, the only professional soccer player in the world to come out as a  gay man, before tragically taking his own life 18 months later.

Sydney won last year’s competition 4-2.

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