Real Salt Lake

Nerve problems put Rogers' Galaxy career on hold

Nerve problems put Rogers' Galaxy career on hold

Galaxy defender Robbie Rogers said he considered retiring this winter after complications from a December operation left him without feeling in his left foot, a condition that continues to keep him off the field.

“I definitely thought about it,” he said. “I thought, ‘What does this mean to my foot and having another surgery?’ But at the end, I just kind of overreacted. I was just kind of freaking out after another surgery.”

Rogers, 29, said he has undergone eight operations in his soccer career, including three in the last 16 months. But after the most recent procedure,  Rogers had a bad reaction to an injection that left him with nerve problems in his foot.

Because...

61°