Coming Out to Play

Coming Out to Play


“Rogers made history.” —Sports Illustrated

Robbie Rogers understands greater than such a lot that conserving secrets and techniques can overwhelm you. yet for a lot of his existence Robbie lived in paralyzing worry that sharing his tremendous mystery could rate him the affection of his family members and his profession as a qualified football participant. So he by no means advised a person what was once destroying his soul, either off and on the field.

While the realm round Robbie used to be altering with breathtaking pace, he knew that for a homosexual guy taking part in a qualified crew recreation it could possibly besides be 1958. He can be a expert football player.  Or he should be an out homosexual guy. He couldn’t do both. 

Then final yr, on the age of twenty-five and after approximately stepping clear of an excellent career—one that integrated an NCAA Championship, successful the MLS Cup, and competing within the Olympics—he selected to inform the reality. yet rather than dealing with the rejection he feared, he used to be embraced—by his relations, by way of his teammates, and his fans. 

In popping out to Play, Robbie takes readers on his magnificent trip from terrified youngster to a trailblazing out and proud expert football participant for the L.A. Galaxy, who has embraced his new id as a job version and champion for these nonetheless being affected by the secrets and techniques that maintain them from dwelling their desires.

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