Arsenal midfielder Freddie Ljungberg once sought to answer allegations that he was gay. "These rumours are completely false," he declared. "I've only watched two musicals during my entire spell in London and they are Mamma Mia and Saturday Night Fever!"
["A new book says Abraham Lincoln may have been gay," Jay Leno reported in February 2000. "You go to the theater one time, and you get a reputation!"]