28 May 2013 4:56 AM, PDT | HollywoodLife | See recent HollywoodLife news »

A win for progress! Robbie Rogers made history as he entered the match between the Los Angeles Galaxy and the Seattle Sounders during the 77th minute on May 26. Watch the video.

Robbie Rogers, 26, became the first active openly gay male athlete to compete in a U.S. professional team sport as he entered the game as a substitute for the L.A. Galaxy.

Robbie Rogers: Gay Soccer Player Makes L.A. Galaxy Debut — History Is Made

Robbie, like NBA player Jason Collins, came out in a personal note in February. However, Robbie used his personal website as opposed to publishing a letter in Sports Illustrated. In the same letter, Robbie said he would be stepping away from the game. But with a smile on his face, Robbie stepped back onto the field on May 26. And his return was welcomed with a loud cheer.

The L.A. Galaxy won the match with a 4-0 finish. »

- Christopher Rogers

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