Pro Soccer Player Comes Out & Announces Retirement

Pro soccer player Robbie Rogers came out of the closet, and then immediately announced he was leaving the game.

Mexico v United States

Rogers played in his first pro soccer game with the Columbus Crew of the MLS in 2007, then played for the Leeds United in 2011, and most recently for League One’s Stevenage, on load from the Chicago Fire. Rogers also played for the US in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Rogers says he “could’t be happier” after coming out and stepping away from the sport, and posted “Just getting some sh*t off my chest,” on his twitter followed by a link to his website where he shared his story:

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