Robbie Rogers resumes career

May 25, 2013
By ESPN.com news services
Former U.S. national team winger Robbie Rogers has signed with the Los Angeles Galaxy, a move that will make him the first active openly gay male athlete to compete in an American professional team sport.

The Galaxy announced the multiyear deal Saturday afternoon after acquiring the right of first refusal for him from the Chicago Fire. LA traded fan favorite Mike Magee to the Fire in exchange for the rights to Rogers.

The Galaxy said Rogers will wear No. 14 and could be eligible ...

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