Robbie Rogers became the first openly gay male athlete to play in a U.S. professional league on Sunday night, making his Major League Soccer debut with the Los Angeles Galaxy.
Teammates and fans alike cheered on Robbie Rogers — the first openly gay man in professional soccer — as he stepped out onto the field for the LA Galaxy Sunday night.
The Los Angeles Galaxy Sunday said Robbie Rogers has officially been added to the team’s roster.
Robbie Rogers is joining the Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer in another step by openly gay athletes in professional sports.
According to reports, Rogers will return to soccer and has agreed to sign with the Los Angeles Galaxy, making him the first openly gay player in Major League Soccer.