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Robbie Rogers makes US football debut in LA Galaxy 4-0 win

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  1. Good luck to you Robbie. A real shame you felt you couldn’t play here in England, but probably the correct assumption. We need more role models like yourself for our youngsters.

  2. Robbie – Glad you feel you have now made the right decision returning to to play and feel liberated.
    Its a pity you could not return to Britain to play, but probably the best decision – and LA weather and climate is better.
    You will be a good role model, hope it all goes well for you.

  3. he isn’t the first professional player to come out while still playing, however… David Testo played in the MLS and was out of the closet in 2011 while playing.

    1. Midnighter 27 May 2013, 6:07pm

      Justin Fashanu gets often forgotten, out to his clubs and later the public in 1990. A truly courageous trailblazer being black as well as gay, but he suffered a lot of abuse during matches for it and sadly later committed suicide.

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