Minnesota United’s Collin Martin comes out as gay

History was made Friday morning when Minnesota United FC midfielder Collin Martin came out in a tweet on his personal Twitter account.

The announcement comes just hours before Minnesota United hosts their Pride Night tonight against FC Dallas.

Martin is the second openly gay player in Major League Soccer’s history with the first being Robbie Rogers back in 2013.

Martin has been in Major League Soccer for the past six seasons and has spent the last two seasons with Minnesota United after spending his first four with D.C. United.

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