Its the thing every pro athlete thinks about: What will I do when my career is over?
Whether its a career-ending injury, losing ones game or just simply getting older, what to do when the glory days of athletics are over weighs heavy on an athletes mind.
And former Columbus Crew midfielder Robbie Rogers is no different. The 24-year-old California native has been lending his creative side to the world of fashion over the last couple of years in hopes of diversifying himself for life post-footie. And this month, his work will land in the Short North boutique clothing shop, Brigade.
Of course I want to set myself up; in something other than just be being an athlete. I have a lot of different levels, said Rogers, who signed as a first team striker with Leeds United Football Club in January. The club is located in England, about 45 minutes from Manchester and two hours from London. You set yourself up so you can support yourself when youre done at your sport.
Rogers, a 2008 U.S. Olym...