It's been an emotional day for all of MLS and US soccer, but doubtless nobody's gone through the wringer quite as thoroughly as Robbie Rogers.
Here's his 13-word response:
Thank you everyone for all of the support and love. Wasn't expecting this.— Robbie Rogers (@robbierogers) February 16, 2013
But from where I sit, the best part of today is that the next guy (or gal) to debate whether or not to come out can expect "this." It's a more tolerant and loving world than we all thought it was nine hours ago.