"I seriously felt like a coward. These kids are standing up for themselves and changing the world, and I'm 25, I have a platform and a voice to be a role model. How much of a coward was I to not step up to the plate?"
-- Robbie Rogers, saying his decision to return to soccer came when he spoke to a group of about 500 kids at a Nike Be True LGBT Youth Forum in Portland two months after he announced he was gay and retired from soccer. (USA Today)