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Robbie Rogers disappointed other closeted athletes have not come out

“I thought for sure when one of us came out other people in our sports would come out too.”


Robbie Rogers - LA Galaxy

— Out soccer star Robbie Rogers, who plays for LA Galaxy, speaking with GQ. Rogers expressed his disappointment with fellow sports stars who’ve refrained from coming out after he, Jason Collins (NBA) and Michael Sam (NFL) did so, believing they had helped open the door for widespread acceptance.





Rhuaridh Marr is Metro Weekly's managing editor. He can be reached at

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