21
Jun

Robbie Rogers tours LGBT Youth Center

Ever since Robbie Rogers’ much discussed return to Major League Soccer, he has sought out to become a leader and a role model for the LGBT community.

The LA Galaxy midfielder recently toured the Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian center, meeting with the CEO to share his story and lend a helping hand. He was also able to answer questions from some of the youth at the center, many of whom were former athletes themselves.

In case you were wondering about his current relationship status:

3
May

MLS ready to welcome back ex-USA star Robbie Rogers

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By FOXSoccer.com

Robbie Rogers is a man in high demand.

Rogers, who earned 18 caps for the United States men’s national team, announced his retirement from soccer after officially coming out gay in February. Earlier in the week, Rogers trained with the Los Angeles Galaxy prompting many to speculate a possible comeback to Major League Soccer this season.

During an event at Columbus Crew stadium on Thursday, Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber expressed his desire to see Rogers back in MLS.

“We’d love to see Robbie back in the league — regardless of announcement he made in February,” said Garber. “He has to figure out his future, and I hope that future is going to be in Major League Soccer.”

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15
Feb

Robbie Rogers comes out as gay, announces retirement

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.