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MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. -- Openly gay LA Galaxy left-back Robbie Rogers on Tuesday reiterated his criticism of FIFA for awarding the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar, two countries with poor records when it comes to rights for gays.
Speaking to reporters at an MLS media event, the former U.S. national team player said FIFA has a responsibility to live up to its own mission statement.
"I think about the role that FIFA plays and their sensitivity to the LGBT community -- not only...
PHILADEPHIA -- Cyle Larin was the proverbial "Man Who Wasn't There" at Thursday's MLS SuperDraft.
The University of Connecticut forward was selected by expansion side Orlando City with the No. 1 overall pick. But rather than saunter on stage for his photo op with MLS commissioner Don Garber, Larin was 1500 miles away in Kingston, Jamaica, where he's helping Canada's qualifying effort for the U-20 World Cup. A recorded statement was soon displayed where Larin thanked those who had helped his career.