The former Chelsea and Real Madrid football star has shown his support and and solidarity to the LGBTQI community in Ghana.
In the now deleted Instagram post, the former football star posted “We see you, we support you. our LGBTIA plus community in Ghana, #Ghanasupportequality”
The post has been deleted due to comments from anti-LGBTQI+ on his Instagram.
Michael Essien deleted the post after heavy backlash from the online community.
He’s not the only public figure to show solidarity and support for the LGBTQI community, he’s joined by Wanlov de Kubolor, Kwabena Kwabena, Julieta Ibrahim et al.