Robbie rogers dating

"[It] made me think, well, I'm never coming out and playing this sport, because when they find out, they're not going to want to be my coach, or I'm not going to be able to play soccer anymore." After Rogers left college to go pro, locker room conversations about women and sex made him feel he had to keep his secret.

"I feel extremely lucky and blessed to end 2016 engaged to the 'ove of my life. " Thank you to everyone before us that made this moment possible...

"2016 was memorable for many reasons, for me it was the year my heart doubled in size," he wrote. And second, a few days ago, when I got engaged to my soulmate." RELATED: 'Arrow' Producer Greg Berlanti Welcomes Baby Boy: 'My Heart is Full Forever' The producer continued, "Though I dreamed of both those things happening, I'm not sure I truly believed they were possible.

Achieving this dream would not have been possible without the love and support of my wonderful family and surrogate, incredible boyfriend, amazing friends and co-workers that encouraged me and helped me on this remarkable journey.

Check back in approximately 25-30 years for the tell-all about how I screwed it all up, until then apologies for the over posting of baby photos.

LA Galaxy soccer star Robbie Rogers changed the face of sports in 2013 when he became the first openly gay athlete in the five major North American sports leagues.

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