Robbie Rogers greeted by cheers

May 26, 2013
By ESPN.com news services
CARSON, Calif. -- Robbie Rogers just wants to go back to being a pro soccer player. First, though, he had history to make.

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.

He entered as a substitute in the 77th minute with the Galaxy leading the Seattle Sounders 4-0, which turned out to be the final score.

"I guess this is a historic thing, but ...

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