Ligue 1 - Alex: I'm not homophobic but gays shouldn't live together

Paris Saint-Germain defender Alex has once again opened himself up for criticism by saying he does not believe gay people should live together.

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Ligue 1 - Alex: I'm not homophobic but gays shouldn't live together
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Bastia's Ndri Romaric challenges Paris Saint-Germain's Alex Costa (Reuters)

The former Chelsea defender was heavily criticised by the French gay community in January when he said that "God created Adam and Eve, not Adam and Yves."

In an interview with Swedish newspaper Expressen, Alex tried to explain his comments and insisted that he is not homophobic.

"God says to love all people for who they are. We are to love all people. We love everybody but we do not like those who do not stand for what is in the Bible," he told the paper.

"But this is not about homophobia. I do not agree that it's okay for a man to live with another man or a woman with a woman. This is my opinion.

"Everyone is free to do whatever they want. Everyone has a freedom. This is easy for me to explain.

"And if you disagree with me about what I believe in, it says it in the Bible, so it's up to you."

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