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Players wear rainbow laces in anti-homophobia move
Serie A players wear rainbow-colored shoelaces in expanding anti-homophobia demonstration
Associated Press
2014-03-02 10:22 PM

ROME (AP) -- More Serie A players are wearing rainbow-colored shoelaces this weekend in an expanding anti-homophobia demonstration.

Cagliari midfielder Daniele Dessena received online attacks after wearing the laces last weekend and as a result three teammates -- South Americans Fernando Avelar, Victor Ibarbo and Mauricio Pinilla -- joined him in wearing the multi-colored laces for Sunday's 3-0 win over Udinese.

On Saturday, Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan, a former teammate of Dessena's at Cagliari, wore the rainbow laces during a 0-0 draw with Inter Milan.

More players were expected to take part in the initiative later Sunday.

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