Robbie Rogers Returning to LA Galaxy as 1st Openly Gay MLS Player

A little more than three months after coming out and retiring from soccer in an open letter to fans on his blog, Robbie Rogers is reportedly returning to the pitch.


UPDATE: Saturday, May 25th, at 3:50 p.m. ET by Kyle Vassalo

The Chicago Fire's official team site released a statement on the deal:

"The Chicago Fire Soccer Club announced Saturday the team has acquired midfielder Mike Magee from the Los Angeles Galaxy in exchange for the right of first refusal to U.S. international Robbie Rogers and other considerations. Per Major League Soccer and club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed."

Chicago Fire President of Soccer Operation Javier Leon speaks about the deal with the Galaxy:

“We initially acquired the rights to Robbie Rogers because we think he is a great player. As he expressed his interest in being home near his family, we’re happy to have worked out a deal with the Galaxy that wi...

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