Gareth Southgate gay rumors are fueling ahead of Euro 2020 semifinals. Continue to know the truth.
Gareth Southgate is considerably a hot topic nowadays. The English Head Coach has successfully taken his side to the Semi-Finals of Euro 2020.
Southgate and his team are set to face Denmark on July 9, 2021. As of now, his sexuality rumors are getting resurfaced. Get to know the truth.
Is Gareth Southgate Gay?
Gareth Southgate is not gay.
He is straight and married to his better half Alison Southgate for more than 23 years.
However, Southgate’s gay rumor began in the year 2012. Back then he was working as the FA’s head of elite development.
Gareth Southgate : “gay players would be accepted”. pic.twitter.com/LMhOzwD1
— Andy Ankerson (@andyank) November 30, 2012
The English Coach was thought to be gay after admitting he would accept a gay teammate in the dressing room.
Following this, he also claimed that some fans would not be so tolerant towards homosexual players.
Gareth Southgate is a keen supporter of the gay community. He would not judge a player’s quality upon sexuality or gender.
Meet His Wife Alison Southgate
Gareth Southgate and his wife Alison Southgate married in the year 1997.
She has worked as a boutique assistant. The couple first met at her workplace when she was working as a trainee.
Despite being a leader, Gareth admitted that he was quite shy. The English coach never had the courage to ask her out.
However, he would loiter around Alison’s workplace trying to make an impression.
Gareth managed to win her heart after, Alison broke up with her then-boyfriend. Two years later they got married in his hometown, Crawley.
The couple’s exciting love story is mentioned in Gareth’s biography released in 2003.
Besides the couple has two lovely children together.
Their eldest is, Mia Southgate who is 19 years of age. She is a Social Anthropology student at The University of Edinburgh.
Likewise, Alison’s son is Flynn Southgate. He is a decent cricketer and currently pursuing his high school education.
Furthermore, Alison Southgate is active on Instagram. Her username is “alisonsouthgate”.