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Rogers fears for gay footballers

July 15, 2013
By ESPN staff
Former Leeds and United States national team winger Robbie Rogers hopes the taunts he endured while playing in England will one day make it easier for other gay players to reveal their sexuality.

Rogers publicly declared his sexuality after leaving Leeds in February, and subsequently announced his retirement from the game.

The 26-year-old has since returned to MLS action with Los Angeles Galaxy, and hopes other gay players will be able to follow his lead.

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