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10/15/2014 11:51 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Robbie Rogers Closes Deal On 'Men In Shorts' ABC TV Series

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We've missed Robbie Rogers. Thankfully, he'll soon be coming to a TV near you -- sort of.

The openly gay soccer player recently closed a deal for "Men In Shorts," a single-camera comedy set to air on ABC that reportedly stems from the gay athlete's coming out story.

Rogers, who came out in 2013, was the first openly gay player in a North American sports league.

According to Out, the "Men In Shorts" storyline involves a young soccer player who makes the decision to come out of the closet and Rogers has signed on as a producer. Entertainment Weekly notes the show "follows a young pro soccer player who takes one small step out of the closet and one giant leap into the spotlight."

Little more is known about this comedy currently in the early stages, but stay tuned for more from your favorite hunky soccer player!

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