Fo­lau drives off spon­sor

The Daily Telegraph (Sydney) - - News -

RUGBY su­per­star Is­rael Fo­lau has had his spon­sored car taken off him by Land Rover af­ter his con­tentious com­ments about gay peo­ple.

The lux­ury car com­pany, which signed an $850,000-ayear deal with Rugby Aus­tralia in Fe­bru­ary, had given Fo­lau a brand-new ve­hi­cle. But af­ter the 29-year-old Wal­la­bies full­back wrote on In­sta­gram that gays were des­tined for hell, they re­pos­sessed it.

It is the first fi­nan­cial hit Fo­lau has taken for his con­tro­ver­sial stance.

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