Few months ago, former Ghanaian international Michael Essien came under pressure for throwing his support behind the LGBTQ community.
His support for gays even sparked rumours that the former Chelsea midfielder might be homosexual, forcing him to post photos of his children for the first time—a subtly way of quashing the rumours!
Essien has once again stirred controversy on social media after being spotted in a rainbow hat, which is the official colours of the LGBT community.
The controversial picture has ignited LGBTQ debate which has been dominating the news in recent weeks following a group of parliamentarians calling for the criminalization of gays in a bill.
The former Lion midfielder is currently the assistant coach of Danish Super Liga club FC Nordsjælland.