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.
Check out this well-thought of commercial from the Dutch federation promoting the acceptance of gay footballers, by also helping combat homophobia from the beautiful game. We couldn’t have said the message better ourselves.
Here’s the official mission statement from KNVB.
Big ups Dutch football!