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L.A. Galaxy’s Robbie Rogers on soccer, fashion and fatherhood

L.A. Galaxy’s Robbie Rogers on soccer, fashion and fatherhood

Cult brand L.A. Eyeworks has some eclectic models in its ads over the years — Jodie Foster, Andy Warhol, Mickey Rourke, Iggy Pop and Iman, to name a few — and its latest face, L.A. Galaxy soccer player Robbie Rogers, is also an inspired choice. But rather than front for the more obvious underwear or watch brands, Rogers prefers to take the road less traveled.

“It’s hard not to fall in love with a brand like that,” the 29-year-old said. “They’ve always worked with people who are creative and walk their own path.” It’s a sentiment he can relate to. At 25, the Palos Verdes, Calif., native came out and briefly retired from professional soccer.

“I just thought, ‘There’s no way...

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