TONIGHT: Gay Soccer Player: 'Football Hid My Secret'

Robbie Rogers talks to "Nightline" about being gay in professional sports in first TV interview.
1:02 | 04/14/13

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It's hard to describe the feeling but you know you go to work. Which is having the feeling that. I hope. No one figures out of getting that happens that you can't play the sport that you love for people looking it differently -- -- I feel differently about you know did exactly guys and your team are. -- -- -- Ninth Adams came to fight you -- card -- for each other if you're not the same as them. -- -- and outcasts did you hear gay slurs in the locker room that -- time community. Her case lawyers you know Palin from high school -- Everywhere. You know so that's what -- -- it's just atmosphere of both sports you know it's you know macho macho man mentality. But -- have to be more -- yes of course I -- this. Hundreds thousands Hampshire sports is a bit behind a -- society that atmosphere is it's hard to change.

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