There was plenty of applause and praise for former VfB Stuttgart midfielder Thomas Hitzlsperger after he declared his homosexuality on Wednesday
There was plenty of applause and praise for former VfB Stuttgart midfielder Thomas Hitzlsperger after he declared his homosexuality on Wednesday
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Off the Ball

Munich - Off the Ball, bundesliga.com's weekday feature, casts an eye over the weird, wonderful and sometimes controversial tales to have emerged from Germany's top flight.

Today, there is widespread support for the decision of former Bundesliga player Thomas Hitzlsperger to go public with his homosexuality while Bayern's Philipp Lahm and Thomas Müller actually missed out on winning something. There were winners all around in Schalke's Doha training camp, however, as bundesliga.com explains...