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Robbie Rogers

Born: May 12, 1987 (age 34)

Height: 5' 10" (178cm)

Hometown: Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Nationality: United States American

Position: Midfielder
Team: Los Angeles Galaxy (no. 14)
Robbie Rogers in 2011
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Career History
Senior2012-2013Leeds United
→ 2012-2013Stevenage (loan)
2013-Los Angeles Galaxy
Sports Mole has 41 articles about Robbie Rogers. Articles 1 to 40:
Carl Nassib in action for the Las Vegas Raiders on November 8, 2020
Las Vegas Raiders' Carl Nassib becomes first active NFL player to come out as gay
'I've been meaning to do this for a while, but I finally feel comfortable enough to get it off my chest,' the 28-year-old said.
Jun 22, 08:49
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
First openly gay US male soccer player Robbie Rogers announces retirement
Robbie Rogers, the first openly gay male professional athlete in US pro sports, announces his retirement from football for a second time.
Nov 8, 18:23
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David Haigh: 'Gay players in England's top flights afraid to come out'
Former Leeds United director David Haigh says that there are at least 20 gay footballers in England's top two divisions who are afraid to come out.
Oct 26, 22:51
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Richard Chaplow banned over verbal abuse
Former West Bromwich Albion player Richard Chaplow is issued with a two-game ban for verbally abusing an opponent during a game in the US.
Aug 25, 12:31
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Robbie Rogers homophobically abused during game
LA Galaxy winger Robbie Rogers says that he was repeatedly called "queer" by a member of the opposing team during a recent USL game.
Aug 22, 20:05
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Robbie Rogers's boyfriend becomes father
The boyfriend of LA Galaxy winger Robbie Rogers becomes a father by surrogate.
Feb 20, 20:07
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Two Premier League players to come out as gay?
Two Premier League players, including an England international, are reportedly close to publicly coming out as gay.
Oct 24, 18:04
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Robbie Keane inspires Los Angeles Galaxy comeback victory over Dallas
Los Angeles Galaxy battle from a goal down to secure a 2-1 victory over Dallas thanks to a second-half brace from Robbie Keane.
Aug 16, 04:36
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Los Angeles Galaxy fight back to beat Seattle Sounders
Los Angeles Galaxy condemn Seattle Sounders to a fifth consecutive defeat to move closer to the top of the Western Conference.
Aug 9, 23:05
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Los Angeles Galaxy ease to emphatic win over Portland Timbers
Los Angeles Galaxy thrash the Portland Timbers 5-0 to climb up to third in the Western Conference.
Jun 25, 06:04
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Columbus Crew, Los Angeles Galaxy play out draw in MLS match
Federico Higuain earns the Columbus Crew a point in their MLS clash against the Los Angeles Galaxy as his strike cancels out Sebastian Lletget's opener.
Jun 14, 04:51
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Alan Gordon earns Los Angeles Galaxy point against Colorado Rapids
Alan Gordon strikes in the 75th minute to cancel out Gabriel Torres's opener and earn the Los Angeles Galaxy a point in their MLS clash against the Colorado Rapids.
May 3, 05:36
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Los Angeles Galaxy beat Seattle Sounders 1-0 at The StubHub Center
The Seattle Sounders fail to convert their chances as they slump to a 1-0 defeat away to the Los Angeles Galaxy.
Apr 13, 02:22
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Tom Daley, Arsenal up for British LGBT awards
Great Britain diver Tom Daley and Premier League side Arsenal are shortlisted for gongs at the British LGBT Awards.
Feb 17, 17:44
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President Barack Obama "proud" of LA Galaxy's Robbie Rogers for coming out
President Barack Obama tells Los Angeles Galaxy winger Robbie Rogers that he is "very proud" of him for coming out as gay back in 2013.
Feb 3, 12:52
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Actor Antony Cotton: 'There are three gay players in every football team'
Coronation Street actor Antony Cotton believes that there are three gay footballers in every team and admits that he knows some.
Jan 19, 12:03
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Extra-time goal from Robbie Keane hands Los Angeles Galaxy fifth MLS Cup
The Los Angeles Galaxy secure their fifth MLS Cup as a goal from Robbie Keane sees them defeat the New England Revolution 1-0 during extra time at the StubHub Center.
Dec 7, 23:08
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Real Salt Lake held by Los Angeles Galaxy in playoff semi-final first leg
Real Salt Lake draw 0-0 with Los Angeles Galaxy in the first leg of their MLS Western Conference semi-final.
Nov 2, 02:12
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Chris Wondolowski earns draw for San Jose Earthquakes
Chris Wondolowski scores his 13th goal of the season to earn a 1-1 draw for San Jose Earthquakes against Los Angeles Galaxy.
Sep 14, 22:34
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Los Angeles Galaxy climb to second with thrashing of DC United
Los Angeles Galaxy thrash DC United 4-1 to climb to second in the Western Conference.
Aug 28, 05:32
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: LA Galaxy come from behind to defeat Portland Timbers
Robbie Keane scores twice as LA Galaxy come from behind to defeat Portland Timbers 3-1 in MLS action.
Aug 2, 21:51
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Openly gay Robbie Rogers's life to be turned into US comedy TV series
A new comedy TV series in the United States will reportedly be created based on the life of openly gay LA Galaxy winger Robbie Rogers.
Jul 16, 14:11
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Gyasi Zardes strike hands Los Angeles Galaxy victory
The Los Angeles Galaxy defeat Real Salt Lake 1-0 in their MLS clash as Gyasi Zardes scores the only goal of the game in the 20th minute.
Jul 13, 06:06
Landon Donovan on February 27, 2012
Result: Los Angeles Galaxy come from behind to draw with Chicago Fire
Los Angeles Galaxy come from behind to secure a 1-1 draw with Chicago Fire in the MLS.
Jun 1, 23:03
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LA Galaxy's Robbie Rogers never expected his 'coming out' to be a "big deal"
Los Angeles Galaxy winger Robbie Rogers admits that he never expected to make as large an impact as he has after revealing that his is gay back in February last year.
May 7, 14:42
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Ashley Cole 'responds to rumours that an England star is to come out as gay'
Chelsea full-back Ashley Cole reportedly responds to rumours that an England player is poised to come out as gay by saying that he is interested in "chicks only".
Mar 10, 10:41
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Gay footballer Robbie Rogers reveals mental health struggle
Los Angeles Galaxy winger Robbie Rogers admits that he struggled with his mental health before revealing that he is gay.
Feb 27, 11:43
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Robbie Fowler: 'No homophobia in football'
Robbie Fowler does not believe that any footballer would be subjected to a hostile reception should they come out as gay.
Jan 12, 07:17
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Thomas Hitzlsperger: "I've never been ashamed of who I am"
Former Premier League footballer Thomas Hitzlsperger says that he has "never been ashamed" of who he is after coming out as gay.
Jan 8, 12:17
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Ex-Premier League footballer Thomas Hitzlsperger reveals he is gay
Former Aston Villa, West Ham United and Everton midfielder Thomas Hitzlsperger reveals that he is gay.
Jan 8, 11:46
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Robbie Rogers feared becoming an 'outcast' after coming out as gay
LA Galaxy midfielder Robbie Rogers speaks of his initial fears about coming out as gay.
Dec 18, 23:32
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Los Angeles Galaxy edge out Real Salt Lake in first leg
Los Angeles Galaxy will take a 1-0 lead into the second leg of their MLS Western Conference playoff semi-final against Real Salt Lake.
Nov 4, 04:01
Former Stevenage player Robbie Rogers, in action against Southampton on August 28, 2012
Robbie Rogers: 'Coming out as a gay footballer is not a big deal'
Los Angeles Galaxy winger Robbie Rogers is hopeful that British players will feel that they can come out as gay following his announcement in February.
Jul 15, 13:26
Marcelo Sarvas on February 27, 2012
Result: Marcelo Sarvas, Hector Jimenez earn LA Galaxy home win
Goals from Marcelo Sarvas and Hector Jimenez earn Los Angeles Galaxy an important home win over FC Dallas in their MLS Western Conference clash.
Jul 8, 06:05
Robbie Rogers in 2011
Robbie Rogers: 'Football culture in UK more homophobic than US'
Robbie Rogers believes that football culture in the UK is more homophobic than in the US.
Jun 5, 14:11
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Cricketer Steven Davies calls on gay footballers to come out
Surrey wicketkeeper Steven Davies believes that there would be a positive response if a footballer publicly came out as gay.
May 6, 12:55
Matt Jarvis on the front cover of Attitude magazine (4x3 version)
Matt Jarvis: 'People asked my wife if I was gay following 'Attitude' feature'
West Ham United midfielder Matt Jarvis reveals that people have asked his wife Sarah whether he is gay following his appearance in Attitude magazine.
Mar 29, 13:05
Former Stevenage player Robbie Rogers, in action against Southampton on August 28, 2012
Robbie Rogers: 'It's impossible to come out as gay in football'
Recently-retired USA international Robbie Rogers says that it is "impossible" to come out as a gay man within football.
Mar 29, 12:41
Kevin Nolan
West Ham United backs 'Football v Homophobia' campaign
West Ham United show their support to the 'Football v Homophobia' campaign by promoting the organisation's message on T-shirts.
Feb 22, 13:41
Former Stevenage player Robbie Rogers, in action against Southampton on August 28, 2012
Former Leeds winger Robbie Rogers reveals he is gay
Former Leeds United winger Robbie Rogers announces that he is gay, claiming that 'fear of rejection' kept him from being honest about his sexuality.
Feb 15, 17:48

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