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By Robbie Rogers

while Robbie Rogers stepped onto the sphere for the l. a. Galaxy in 2013, he made historical past because the first brazenly homosexual guy to play in an incredible US expert recreation. popping out to Play tells Rogers's harrowing tale as a closeted homosexual guy within the ultra-heterosexual global soccer, his selection to come back out and depart at the back of his cherished game, and his next go back to soccer - signing for the los angeles Galaxy. Rogers knew he desired to be a certified soccer participant from the age of 4, and knew he was once homosexual from the age of 13. He stored the latter hidden until eventually he used to be twenty-five, believing the 2 realities to be completely irreconcilable. For twelve years he mastered the artwork of deception, either inwardly to himself and outwardly to teammates, pals, and kinfolk. In a February 2013 web publication submit that obtained international consciousness, he ultimately got here out to the realm. Rogers's memoir is a relocating account of affection overcoming prejudice, and a clarion name to different homosexual activities humans all over the world to overtly include their sexuality.

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