Philadelphia Union fans honor an openly gay former soccer player

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March 5, 2013
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Former United States men's national team and MLS player Robbie Rogers publicly announced he was gay and walked away from the game of soccer in an emotional blog post February 15th. Rogers, who played for the Columbus Crew for five seasons, had most recently played in England with League One team Stevenage, but wrote that he was "afraid to show whom I really was because of fear."