Michael Sam, the first openly gay NFL player, gave an acceptance speech that everyone should watch.

Michael Sam, the first openly gay NFL player, was honored at the ESPYs. His acceptance speech ... just so many feelings. You'll have to listen for yourself. His final words, punctuated by emotion and tears, perfectly captured how he lives and what he wants for others. "To anyone out there, especially young people, feeling like they don't fit in and will never be accepted, please know this: Great things can happen when you have the courage to be yourself."

Unfortunately, the version of the video that we could embed right here for you has been removed.

But don't despair! You can watch Michael Sam's Arthur Ashe Courage Award acceptance speech on ESPN. It's worth it, I promise.

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