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Maybe the Best US Soccer Player Ever Is Retiring

Landon Donovan calling it quits after season ends

(Newser) - Landon Donovan last night was named MVP in his 14th MLS All-Star game, and today the LA Galaxy forward widely considered to be the best soccer player in American history says he will retire from professional soccer at the end of the MLS season. The 32-year-old Donovan is the top... More »

Here's USA's Winning Goal

Landon Donovan chips it in to save the team

(Newser) - Even American sports fans who roll their eyes at soccer have to appreciate the drama of Landon Donovan's clutch goal in the waning moments of today's World Cup game against Algeria. He doesn't knock that in, and the US is done. Instead, they're advancing to the knockout round with a... More »


Donovan knocks it in in stoppage time to put the US through

(Newser) - The US team made it through to the group stage on a dramatic, stoppage-time goal from Landon Donovan. All seemed lost for the US after 90 minutes, reports NESN, with the team desperately needing a goal to advance. What looked like a goal earlier from Clint Dempsey had been disallowed... More »

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