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American Players Voice Support for Rogers
Goal.com, February 18th, 2013 1:20PM

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Robbie Rogers’ American soccer colleagues offered a universal show of support after the 25-year-old winger said on Friday that he is gay and would be stepping away from professional soccer. Within moments of his announcement, several current and former American players from MLS and abroad voiced their support via Twitter. Their tweets are as follows:

New England Revolution and USA midfielder Benny Feilhaber: "proud to call you my friend.

New York Red Bulls and USA defender Heath Pearce: “proud of you fam!

Chivas USA goalkeeper Dan Kennedy: ur the man Robbie we support u bro"

Chivas USA and USA striker Juan Agudelo: "Respect man. Proud of you bro."

LA Galaxy and USA defender Omar Gonzalez: "Congrats, Robbie! Really happy for you."

LA Galaxy defender AJ DeLaGarza: "good for you man! All the best! Terps"

D.C. United midfielder Chris Pontius: "Much respect. Nothing but support for you"

Vancouver Whitecaps defender Jordan Harvey: "Congrats brotha. Wish you the best."

Anderlecht and USA midfielder Sacha Klejstan: "100 percent love and support for one of my best friends Robbie Rogers. You will be missed on the pitch. Amazing talent, amazing person."

Bolton Wanderers and USA midfielder Stuart Holden: "Much love and respect to my boy @robbierogers! Proud to be your friend bro."

Former USA defender Eddie Pope: "Brave men like you will make it so that one day there's no need for an announcement. That day can't arrive soon enough. #support"

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