Robbie Rogers comes out as gay, announces retirement

February 15th, 2013

Former Columbus Crew and United States midfielder Robbie Rogers has come out as gay and announced his retirement effective immediately.

The 25-year-old American, who played for Leeds United and left League One side Stevenage last month, wrote on his blog that he had been afraid of revealing his sexuality - but that he is now leaving football.

Read more here.

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    A much bigger problem in sport then racism
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    respect
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    Ok, here’s my little rant about heteronormativity and gender in the space of professional sports. We talked a bit about...
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    Good for him. No shame in being who you are or loving who you love.
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