LA Galaxy defender Robbie Rogers has hit out at FIFA for its "insane" decision to stage the next two World Cups in Russia and Qatar.
Rogers, who helped the Galaxy win MLS Cup earlier this month, is the highest-profile, openly-gay footballer in the world.
Both Russia and Qatar have openly negative views on LGBT citizens which has led to criticism of FIFA for awarding them the rights...
NEW YORK (AP) Los Angeles Galaxy soccer star Robbie Rogers wants some company, now that he's the last man standing as an openly gay athlete in a U.S. professional league.
Jason Collins recently retired from the NBA, and Michael Sam is without an NFL team. That leaves Rogers, the first openly gay player in Major League Soccer, hoping for a bigger fraternity.
''To be honest, I thought...
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November 25, 2014
CARSON, Calif. -- Robbie Rogers has agreed to a multiyear contract extension with the LA Galaxy.
The Galaxy didn't announce the terms of their deal Thursday with Rogers, the first openly gay player in MLS.
Rogers has excelled since moving to full-time defense this season, starting 15 games and contributing two assists as a left back.
Galaxy coach Bruce Arena says the 27-year-old...
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November 13, 2014
ABC buys sitcom 'Men in Shorts' based on Robbie Rogers' life
If you’ve followed soccer or even just the movement for acceptance of LGBTQ athletes in sports in recent years, you may be familiar with the story of Robbie Rogers. Rogers, who came up in MLS with the Columbus Crew and eventually made it as far as Leeds United in the English Championship, came out in May of 2013. Following a brief retirement, Rogers returned to soccer, and to MLS...
Week 21 was built up to be one of the best of this MLS season and it didn’t disappoint. To the surprise of many, San Jose Earthquakes got the better of Seattle Sounders in their first game in Levi’s Stadium. With Seattle struggling, LA Galaxy has picked the right time to make a push for the Supporters’ Shield.
Here are the top 10 performers from week 21.
CARSON, Calif. (AP) The Los Angeles Galaxy loaned Robbie Rogers to their Galaxy II team for a USL Pro game against Sacramento Republic FC on Sunday night.
10 Biggest Football Stories Of 2013 - originally posted on Soccerlens.com2013 was a varied and often frustrating year in football on the world stage. From the Qatar World Cup debacle, to the looming outline of match-fixing becoming ever clearer behind the curtain of the game, there were plenty of scandals and sagas. Still, the game itself grabbed the spotlight too, and it’s power...