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Premier League Criticizes beIN Sports' Mohamed Aboutrika for Anti-Gay Comments

The Premier League has condemned the recent anti-gay comments made by beIN Media Group's Mohamed Aboutrika.

"We wholeheartedly disagree with the pundit's views," the league said in a statement to The Athletic. "The Premier League and its clubs are committed to supporting LGBTQ+ inclusion and making clear football is for everyone."

Aboutrika, a former Egypt national team player and current beIN broadcaster, said on air that Muslim players should boycott the Premier League's Rainbow Laces campaign while criticizing homosexuality as a whole.

"This phenomenon is not only against Muslim nature but it’s against human nature," he said.