Los Angeles Galaxy defender Robbie
Rogers says he has no regrets about coming out gay.
The 27-year-old Rogers debuted in 2013
with the LA Galaxy after coming out gay and announcing his retirement
from soccer. He recently signed a multi-year contract extension with
In an interview with ITV's This
Morning to promote his recently released memoir on his experience
Out To Play, Rogers
described how being out allowed him to celebrate his team's recent
MLS title win.
“I remember last
time when I won a championship, I was in LA actually but I was
playing with a team from Columbus. And I just couldn't enjoy it.
And I thought it was one of greatest moments of my career and I was
so very depressed.”
“And it was just
so different to be able to celebrate with my family and my teammates,
my coaches, and [coming out] just has changed every aspect of my
life,” he added.
asked whether he has any regrets, Rogers answered “no.” (The
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